Leon C. Jewell Sr.

Published 7:25 am Thursday, February 21, 2008

By Staff
Mr. Leon Curtis Jewell Sr., 69, of 53 Perch Lane, Belhaven, died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008, at Cross Creek Health Care Center of Swan Quarter.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
Mr. Jewell was born in Pamlico County on Jan. 27, 1939. He was the son of the late Leslie Curtis Jewell and Allie Mae Midgett Jewell. He attended the Pamlico County Schools. On May 14, 1960, he married the former Linda Hope Tippett, who survives. He was a retired farmer and contractor.
Survivors include two daughters, Rosemary Pecina and Tammy Jewell, both of Selma; two sons, Leon C. Jewell Jr. of Kinston and Michael Kevin Jewell of Middlesex; two sisters, Kay Francis Kerr of Connecticut and Jean Jewell of Raleigh; three brothers, Jerry Jewell of Arapahoe, Jessie Jewell of Peru and Johnny Jewell of Oklahoma City; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
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Arrangements are by Paul Funeral Home, Belhaven.