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Jewel Fanny Smith

Female 1906 - 1995  (89 years)


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  • Name Jewel Fanny Smith  [1, 2
    Born 23 Jul 1906  Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Died 31 Oct 1995  Dallas, Dallas County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • Jewel married second Christopher Columbus Woods. He died around 1954. She married third Bill Lever.

      The Sabine County Reporter
      November 8, 1995, Page 13

      Jewel Woods Lever

      Jewel Wood Lever, 88, of Dallas died Monday Oct. 30, 1996, at her daughter's residence.

      She was a native of Hemphill, a daugher of the late Mr. and Mrs. Joe Smith, and had formerly lived in Beaumont several years where she was a retired nurse with Baptist Hospital. She was a member of the Wildwood Church in Dallas and president of the Rebecca Club in Beaumont.

      Survivors: daughter, Vickie Creegh and husband Eddie of Dallas; three sisters, Ariel (sic) Hill of Ft. Worth; Joelene Smith of Sulphur, Lousiana, and Laverne Ener of Hemphill; four granchildren, and one great-grandchild.

      She was preceded in death by a son, Edgar H. Chance.

      Funeral services were held at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, at Westwood Chapel in Dallas with Rev. Kenneth Carroll officiating. Interment was at Garden of Memories of Restland Memorial Park in Dallas.

      Pallbearers were nephews.

      (Transcribed by Melinda McLemore Strong, June 2009)
    Person ID I2372  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father Joseph Adair Smith, Jr.,   b. 29 Dec 1882, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1964, Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Martha "Mattie" Jane McDaniel,   b. 23 Jun 1885, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1972, Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 6 Sep 1905  Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F1532  Group Sheet  |  Family chart

    Family 1 Leo Edgar Chance,   b. 18 Jul 1904, Shelby County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1935, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years) 
    Married Bef 1928 
    Children 
     1. Edgar Howell Chance,   b. 10 Aug 1928, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1978, Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
    Last Modified 8 Apr 2012 
    Family ID F1531  Group Sheet  |  Family chart

    Family 2 Christopher Columbus Woods,   b. 31 Aug 1891, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1967, Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married Bef 1950 
    Children 
     1. Living
    Last Modified 8 Apr 2012 
    Family ID F11968  Group Sheet  |  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Jul 1906 - Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 Oct 1995 - Dallas, Dallas County, Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S667] RootsWeb's WorldConnect Project, (The WorldConnect Project is a set of tools, which allow users to upload, modify, link, and display their family trees as a means to share their genealogy with other researchers. The program used to day has a genealogy of its own. RootsWeb announced the launch of the World Connect Project on November 10, 1999 after staff members and users submitted 5.5 million records during a four-week beta-testing period. The WorldConnect Project continues to grow, and as of January 2004 had more than 312 million records. GEDCOM is an acronym for GEnealogical Data COMmunications. It is a file format developed by the Family History Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS). It provides a flexible and uniform format for exchanging computerized genealogical data, and allows you to share files with other researchers who may not use the same genealogy program.), Hill Family Page (http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/i gm.cgi?db=hillfamily) Debra Massey (Redhed43@aol.com) Ver . Jan 15 21:17:03 2002 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S336] The Sabine County Reporter, P.O. Box 700, Hemphill, Texas (Published Weekly), (Founded in 1883, The Sabine County Reporter (USPS 474-660) is published once a week on Wednesday. The Reporter is Published by Sabine County Reporter, Inc. Postmaster: Send change of address to P.O. Box 700, Hemphill, Texas 75948-0700. The Sabine County Reporter and The Rambler merged March 1, 1988. Member National Newspaper Association and Texas Press Association.), November 8, 1995, Page 13 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S873] Find A Grave [database online]; http://www.findagrave.com/, (Thousands of contributors submit new listings, updates, corrections, photographs and virtual flowers every hour to the FIND A GRAVE website. When it comes to administrating, building and maintaining the site, Find A Grave is largely operated by its founder, Jim Tipton.), # 13669481 (Reliability: 3).