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Jewell Dean Gray Carter, 69, of Woodbine, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, at Baptist Health Corbin.
Born in Knox County, she was the daughter of the late Whitney Gray and Ethel Lawson Gray. Jewell was a homemaker and a member of Sunrise Baptist Church in Gray.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter Tammy Lynn Brown Carter; brother Benny Gray; and sisters Lou Gray Foster and Elsie Gray Marion.
Jewell is survived by her husband Kenny Carter; daughter Sheila Swafford; sons Tim Swafford and Devin Swafford; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; brothers Bobby Gray, Tommy Gray, and Orangie Gray; and sisters Dorothy Foster, Elenora Mills, Rose Gray and Hazel Gray, all who mourn her passing.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, at Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home with the Rev. Rick Thomas and the Rev. Travis Baker officiating. Burial will be in Corn Creek Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home.
Messages may be written to the family at www.vankirkgrisellfuneralhome.com
Published on January 9, 2017
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