Margaret "Rita" Jewell

Margaret Noreeta "Rita" Jewell, 82, of Elizabethtown, died Sunday, June 9, 2019 at Sunrise Manor in Hodgenville. She was a native of Breckinridge County and retired after 22 years from Hardin Memorial Hospital as a pharmacy technician. She was a member of Gospel of Grace Baptist Church and a former member of the Hardin County Fair Squares Dancing Club. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Lewis Jewell; and parents, Alfred and Bessie Jane Wheeler Stinnett. She is survived by two sons, Kevin L. Smith of Bardstown and Stephen C. Shook (Teresa) of Elizabethtown; a daughter, Sharon Smith Maddox of Durham, NC; two grandchildren and several great grandchildren. The funeral is at 11 a.m. Friday at Brown Funeral Home with Bro. Davey Graham officiating. Burial will follow in Kingswood Cemetery in Breckinridge County. Visitation is from 4-8 p.m. Thursday and continues after 9 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Gospel of Grace Baptist Church. Condolences may be expressed online at


Thursday, June 13, 2019 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Friday, June 14, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Friday, June 14, 2019 starting at 11:00 AM
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