Obituary for Jewell Williams (White)
Jewell White Williams, 97, of Quitman, TX passed away on Thursday, January 5, 2017 in Quitman, TX. She was born on Sunday, October 19, 1919 in Wood County, TX to the late Sidney and Lillie White.
After graduating Field Kindley Highschool in Coffeyville, KS, Ms. Williams would go on to receive her B.S. degree at Texas College and then attended East Texas State, Commerce, TX to receive her Masters in Education which lead her to a lifelong career as a Teacher. Her affiliations throughout her life consisted of Johnson Chapel Church, member of Wood Co. Retired Teachers Association, Retired Teachers Association of Texas and Order of the Eastern Star, Chapter 44.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Oliver Williams; sister, Jimmie Pinkard.
She is survived by her great-nephew, Patrick Pinkard.
Visitation is scheduled for Friday, January 6, 2017 from 6 PM – 8 PM at Beaty Funeral Home, Mineola, TX.