KEENE - Lena Jewell, 98, a homemaker, died Thursday, March 10, 2011, at a Keene nursing home.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Lacy Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Harry Brown officiating. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Lower Greens Creek Cemetery, in Erath County.

Lena was born on April 9, 1912 to the late Jeptha and Georgia (Wahrmund) Hensley in Menard. She married Delbert C. Jewell on April 13, 1931. He preceded her in death on Sept. 13, 1987.

She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Granbury. She belonged to the Granbury Senior Citizens.

Survivors include four daughters, Jeannine Kornegay of Cleburne, Linda Jewell of Orange, Virginia, Darla Faulks and husband Jimmy of Cedar Park, Teresa Patton and husband John of Granbury; sons, Gary Jewell and wife Lilly of Trinity, Jamie Jewell and wife Sherrie of Cypress; sister Alpha Turley, of Stephenville; brothers, Levi Hensley and wife Wynona of Fort Worth, Bill Hensley and wife Dorothy of Stephenville; 20 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three grandsons and five great grandchildren.

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