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Jewell Vivian Winn

Jewell Vivian Winn

   Jewell Vivian
Winn, 84, of Downing, Missouri passed away at 1:05 a.m. at the Scotland County
Memorial Hospital in Memphis, Missouri on Friday, January 1, 2010.

   The daughter of
Ottie and Lula (Briggs) Jackson, she was born in rural Downing on December 30,
1925. On December 20, 1941 at her parent’s home she was united in marriage to
Loran (Shorty) Winn and to this union three children were born; Harold, Esther,
and Leslie.

   Jewell is survived
by her three children, Harold Winn and wife, Pat of Kahoka, Missouri, Esther
Brown and husband, Lloyd of Greentop, Missouri, and Leslie Winn and wife, Tammy
of Greentop; 9 grandchildren; Angela Smith and husband, Clint of Revere,
Missouri. Amy Getz and husband, Lance of Springfield, Illinois, Melissa Baclet
of Greentop, Tracie Lowe of Queen City, Missouri, T.J. Brown and wife, Melissa
of Queen City, Alicia Brown of Greentop, and Dustin, Alyssa and Cody Winn of
Greentop; 11 great grandchildren; 1 sister-in-law, Beulah Jackson of Memphis;
other family members and many good friends.

   Jewell is preceded
in death by her parents; her husband, Loran (Shorty) Winn on May 4, 1996; one
sister, Verlee Jordan and 2 brothers, Vic Jackson and Robert Jackson.

   Jewell was a life
time resident of rural Schuyler County, where she and her husband worked hard
on their farm south of Downing until his death. Jewell then moved to the
Downing Senior Housing in Downing. She was a member of the Coffey Christian
Church and later attended the Downing Christian Church in Downing. Her joy in
life was being a wife, mother, and grandmother and spending time with family
and friends. Jewell also enjoyed crocheting and other crafts.

   Funeral services
were held on Monday, January 4, 2010, at 2:00 p.m. at the Downing Christian in
Downing, with Larry Smith pastor of the Downing Christian Church officiating.
Donna Byrn was the pianist. Special CD selections of “In The Garden” and “Snow
White Dove” were performed.

   Pallbearers were
Larry Jackson, David Jackson, Brian Byrn, Andy Jackson, W.O. Poe and Doug Poe.

   Visitation was
held Sunday, January 3, 2010 between 6-8 p.m. at the Norman Funeral Home in
Lancaster, Missouri. Memorials have been established for OATS Transportation or
to the Coffey Cemetery.

   Burial will be in
the Coffey Cemetery, south of Downing. Arrangements are under the direction of
the Norman Funeral Home of Lancaster and Downing, Missouri.