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Susan K. Jewell, 79, of Farmersburg passed away May 2, 2017, in her home. She was born May 21, 1937, in Kokomo, to William Edward Kelly and Ruby H. Bannister Kelly.
Susan graduated from Farmersburg High School in 1955 and was named valedictorian of her class. She was a member of Farmersburg Church of Christ. Susan started farming with her father at age 8, later she worked for the Northeast School Corporation as a math and reading aide from 1972-1981. She was an avid softball player, longtime 4-H Leader, a huge sports fan, loved to fish, play the ukulele and sing.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her brother, William "Bill" Kelly; and her sister, Pat Pirtle.
Susan is survived by her daughters, Pamela Jewell Yates and her husband Todd and Lisa Jewell Holmes and her husband Steve; her son, Brian Jewell and his wife Jeanie; her brother-in-law, Jack Pirtle; and her grandchildren, Wade Holmes and his fiancee, Erica, Ashley Swenson and her husband Michael, Chelsea Holmes, Danielle Yates, Dillon Jewell and his wife Kelsey and Austin Jewell; and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be held Sunday, May 21, 2017, at 1 p.m. in Farmersburg Westlawn Chapel. DeBaun Springhill Chapel, 85 East Springhill Drive, Terre Haute was entrusted with care and arrangements. Online condolences may be made at:
Published on May 3, 2017
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