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Jewell Gardner


Funeral services for Jewell Gardner, 86, Caulfield, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at Amy Baptist Church, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.


Mrs. Gardner passed away at 3:10 p.m., Friday, May 17, 2019, at Ozarks Medical Center.


She was born September 22, 1932, at Albany, Texas, to James Loren Young and Lora Clevola Rhoads Young.

Jewell graduated from West Plains High School with the Class of 1950.  She was a Registered Nurse at Ozarks Medical Center.  She enjoyed gardening and needlework of all kinds; she loved nature and animals, especially bird watching.  Mrs. Gardner was a member of Amy Baptist Church.


She is survived by one step-son, Jerry Lee Gardner, Springfield, Missouri; one sister-in-law, Lucille Young, Claremont, California; several nieces and nephews, including Gerald Fite and James Fite, and wife, Laurie; special family friends, Jeff Yielding, Sally Stasney, Kate Pace and Jean Freeman; and many cousins.


Her parents, one brother, Jimmy O. Young and two sisters, Kaye Young and Jenny Fite, preceded her in death.


Visitation will be held from 6:00 until8:00 p.m., Tuesday at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.  Burial will be at Amy Cemetery.  Memorial Contributions may be made to Amy Cemetery and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

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