EDMONTON – John Leamon “Snooter” Jewell, Jr., 67, died Tuesday, September 13, 2022, at his residence. A native of Hart County, he was the son of the late John Leamon Jewell, Sr. and Mary Kathleen Karnes Jewell.
Snooter was a handyman who enjoyed trading; whether it be guns, knives, or whatever. He greatly enjoyed playing cards and pool and making people happy. He had been a resident of Shuffett’s Adult Day Care for the past 20 years and had attended Hiseville Christian Church with his sister.
Survivors include two sisters, Carolyn Matthews of Glasgow and Elaine Harbison (Stanley) of Randolph; one brother, C. Dennis Jewell of Hiseville; four nephews, Mark Matthews (Becky), Clint Harbison (Kim), Terry Jewell, and Travis Jewell (Erica); three nieces, Melissa Russell (Mark), Melanie Moon (Casey), and Cynthia Shive (Randall); ten great-nieces and nephews; and three great-great nieces and nephews.
A special thanks to his caregivers, Judy (Ma) Coomer, Melissa (Missy) Caffee, Beth Berry, Misty Young, Tonya Scott, and Sheila Mattingley, along with a special friend and neighbor, Jimmy Eudy.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, September 17, 2022, at the Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in the Hiseville Cemetery. Visitation will be after 3:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.