Funeral services for Jewell Marie Dildine, 96, Saint Peters, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 9, 2022, in the Rose Chapel of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mrs. Dildine passed away at 8:41 p.m., Thursday, August 4, 2022, at her home, surrounded by her family.
She was born March 2, 1926 at Alton, Missouri, to James A. and Nettie Stevens Deckard. On December 26, 1941, she was married at Doniphan, Missouri, to Chester F. Dildine, who preceded her in death August 10, 2014. Chester and Jewell were married for seventy-two years and had four children. She spent her life as a housewife and loved to garden. Roses were her favorites.
She is survived by two daughters, Annette Woelfel and husband, John, and Wanda Denton, all of Saint Peters, Missouri; seven grandchildren, David Jolley, Steven Jolley, Melvin Voyles, David Pind, Jackie Pind, Nina Denton, and Teena Denton; two step-grandchildren, Anita Woelfel and Gail Woelfel; seventeen great-grandchildren; and eleven great-great-grandchildren.
Her parents, husband, two daughters, Juanita Dildine and Emilie Voyles, and one grandson, Leonard Voyles, preceded her in death.
Visitation will be held prior to the funeral service, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, in the Rose Chapel of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be at Howell Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Disabled American Veterans and may be left at or mailed to Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, 211 West Main, West Plains, MO 65775. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.