Lillian Jean Jewell
November 7, 1923 – January 24, 2019
Lillian Jean Jewell passed away January 24, 2019 in Gilbert, AZ. Lillian was born November 7, 1923 in Plymouth, IN to John Arthur and Ruth Mae Miller Lemler.
Lillian graduated from Mishawaka High School in 1942. She worked as executive secretary for Uniroyal Corp. until she retired. She was a breast cancer survivor. She attended Albright United Methodist Church until she moved to Arizona in 2001 and daily read her Bible. She had many talents in china and porcelain painting, doll making, sewing, beading and jewelry making. She enjoyed puzzle solving with her many great- grandchildren. ”GREAT’ was her name to all who loved her!!
Lillian is preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Ruth Lemler, her husband of 50 years, Roy Judson Jewell Jr.
Lillian is survived by daughters; Sandra Jewell of Santa Barbara, CA, Barbara (Doug) Teubert of Northville, MI and Linda (John) Vaerewyck-Zellmer of Chandler, Az: six grandchildren; Michael (Mariann) Vernasco, Lisa (Paul) Vernasco-Price, Christopher (Jennifer) Vaerewyck, Amy (David) Vaerewyck-Parra, Julie (Joseph) Vaerewyck-Tubolino, and Nicholas (Nicole) Vaerewyck: twelve great- grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. Lillian is also survived by two sisters; Betty Germano of Mishawaka and Shirley Muldoon of South Bend, Indiana
Funeral services will be held 11:00am Saturday, February 9th at Albright United Methodist Church, 504 W. Mishawaka Ave., with Pastor Maurice Grindle. She will be laid to rest at Fairview Cemetery. Friends may call from 5:00 until 7:00pm Friday, February 8th in the Bubb Funeral Chapel, 3910 N. Main St., Mishawaka. In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Lillian’s name to the church.