COLEMAN – Funeral services Virgie Middleton Jewell, 92, of Coleman will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 13, at Stevens Funeral Home Chapel. Graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Friday, in Elmwood Memorial Park in Abilene. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. today, at the funeral home.
She died on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009.
She was born on June 28, 1917, in Doole, to Aster Clay Middleton and Belle Ellis Middleton. She was married to Sidney Jewell on July 13, 1935, in Doole. She was employed by Elmdale school system and later Abilene school system for a number of years.
Survivors include her son, Harrel and wife Mary Gene Jewell of Coleman; her daughter, Goldie and husband Jim Schimpf of Clinton, Miss.; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; sister, Edna Smith of California; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband; two granddaughters; sisters, Lydia Mae Middleton, Viola Middleton Webb and Olita Middleton Rose; and brothers, Cecil Middleton, Eddie Middleton and A. C. Middleton Jr.