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CAVE CITY – Edward Louis Jewell, 79, passed away Wednesday, October 26, 2022, at his residence. He was born September 6, 1943, in Wilmington, Illinois to the late Floyd Jackson Jewell and Tilda Pauline Jewell. Edward was a proud Cave City Volunteer Firefighter and of the Baptist faith.

He is survived by his loving wife, Linda Jewell; two sons, Allen Wayne Jewell and Joseph Jewell; ten grandchildren, including one special grandchild, Heather Jaggers; six great-grandchildren, Ethan, Sara, Gracie, Kada, Jaylin, and Salesia; two stepsons, Ronnie Finn, Jr. and David Finn; one step-grandchild, Zachary Finn; and one brother, William “Boots” Jewell.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one daughter, Janice Cross; one brother, Raymond Jewell; and two sisters, Gladys Young and Joyce Owens.

A graveside service for Mr. Jewell will be held at 1:00 PM Wednesday, November 2, 2022, at Cosby Cemetery. Visitation will be from 12:00 PM until the time for the service at the cemetery. A. F. Crow & Son is honored to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Jewell. Please share your condolences with the family at

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