Janet Louise Myers Jewell, 90, of Waterford, VA, passed away peacefully Saturday, May 26, 2018 at her lifelong home surrounded by family. Born Friday, Dec. 23rd 1927 in Leesburg, VA, she was a daughter of the late Leslie E. Myers and the late Carrie L. Beans Myers. Janet was born and raised in Waterford and lived all her life in the town and home she loved.
A loving and caring person, Janet took special care of many of her family members through the years including her mother, sister and husband. Her calling to be a nurse had led her to take nursing classes at Madison College in her youth. She was later employed as a clerk at Loudoun Mutual Insurance Co. for many years before retiring from there.
The wife of the late Wilbur Hunter Jewell who proceeded her, and mother of Franklin Hunter Jewell who also proceeded her, she leaves her family to cherish her memory including her daughter Leslie Deborah Jewell of Waterford, VA; her son Michael Eric Jewell of Bluemont, VA; her granddaughter Kristin Jewell D’Amico, her husband Jean and their two children Hunter and Maxwell of Atlanta, GA; and her grandchildren Zachary Harrington of Middletown, VA and Amy Harrington of Winchester, VA.
A funeral service will be held to celebrate Janet’s life at 12pm on Saturday, June 23rd 2018 at Catoctin Presbyterian Church located at 15565 High Street, Waterford, VA 20197 with the Rev. David A. Douthett officiating. Interment will be held privately by the family in Union Cemetery in Leesburg, VA.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be sent to Capitol Caring 24419 Millstream Dr. Aldie, VA 20105. Online condolences may be made to family at www.loudounfuneralchapel.com.