Anna R. Jewell
February 24, 2022
Anna R. Jewell, 97, of Roaring Spring, formerly of East Freedom, passed away Sunday, Feb. 20, 2022, at Conemaugh Nason Medical Center, Roaring Spring.
She was born Feb. 18, 1925, in Roaring Spring, daughter of the late Harry D. and Mary A. (Brumbaugh) Miller. She married Roy E. Jewell Sr. Jan. 21, 1945, in Cumberland, Md. He preceded her in death April 11, 2011.
She is survived by four daughters: Nancy Mobley and husband Don Bookhammer, Pauline Grace and husband, Roger and Sandra Norris all of Roaring Spring, and Barbara Jewell of Martinsburg, eight grandchildren: Kim Poorman, Michael Mobley, Stephanie Kensinger, Anna Heidler, Lisa Karacz, Tracy Foor, Terra Gartman and Stacy Wold and numerous great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son Roy Edward Jewell Jr., two brothers and five sisters.
Anna was a 1944 graduate of Claysburg High School and worked for the United States Army Corps of Engineers, in Washington D.C., during World War II.
She was a member of the Claysburg Church of the Brethren, where she taught Sunday School and served as Deacon. She was a volunteer at the Nason Hospital Snack Bar for 55 years, The Village at Morrisons Cove Snack Bar and Ladies Auxiliary and the Claysburg Food Bank. She quilted at the Claysburg Church of the Brethren, Christ Lutheran Church, Claysburg and First Church of the Brethren, Roaring Spring. She and her husband enjoyed traveling, and visited all 50 States, Mexico, Canada and Nova Scotia, and she enjoyed spending time with her family and her church family.
Friends were received Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2022, at the Claysburg Church of the Brethren. Pastor Ronald Bashore officiated. Interment was held at Alto-Reste Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the Claysburg Food Bank, c/o Delores Helsel, 371 Cottontown Rd., Claysburg, PA 16625.
Arrangements by Leslie-Miller Funeral Home, Claysburg. (www.lesliemillerfuneralhome.com)