Jewell Reddell, July 25, 1927~April 20, 2016

Reddell, Jewell PicJewell Reddell, 88, of Fayetteville passed away Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at a rehabilitation center.  He was born July 25, 1927 in Newton County, AR. to John and Verlie Reddell.

He was a longtime member of the Mt. Comfort Church of Christ and was loved by his many church friends.  He was a longtime member of the Sequoyah Kiwanis Club, serving as treasurer for many years.  He served in the Army, Air Force and National Guard serving in Germany in WWII.  Jewell taught school after the military.  He worked in chemical plants in Kansas and Florida for many years working at Cape Canaveral in Florida.  He made Fayetteville his home in 1967.  He was a Co-Op Credit Manager and managed the Washington Water Authority until he retired.

Jewell was preceded in death by his parents, John and Verlie Reddell; a brother, Ted Reddell; and his loving wife, Freda for 63 years.

He is survived by his daughter, Janet Guido and husband, Joe of Fayetteville; a son, Lendell Reddell of Washington State; a son, Marlin Reddell of Fayetteville; 4 brothers, Reno of Western Grove, Jim of Valley Springs, Quenton and Denton Reddell, both of Harrison; 2 sisters, Dean Jurek of Kearney, MO. and Jean Gregory of Harrison; 8 grandchildren;  and 6 great-grandchildren.

He was so kind hearted and loved by so many.  He will be greatly missed.

Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M. Saturday, April 23, 2016 at Mt. Comfort Church of Christ with Gaylon Lamb officiating.  Interment will follow in the Round Mountain Cemetery under the direction of Beard’s Chapel.

The family will receive friends at Beard’s Chapel from 5-7 P.M. on Friday, April 22, 2016.

Donations may be made to Mt. Comfort Church of Christ, 3249 W. Mt. Comfort Road, Fayetteville, AR. 72704.

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    Wesley Sisco » 22. Apr, 2016

    Janet, Lendell & Marlin,

    I’m so sorry to hear about Jewell’s passing. He was such a wonderful man. I loved all the time they came to Granny Eva’s house and when I would go to visit them with Granny.


    Connie & David Behl » 22. Apr, 2016

    Reddell Family: We are so sorry for your family’s loss. Mr. Reddell was always so friendly. Every time I had the pleasure to see him, he had a smile. I know he will be greatly missed. May God be with you. Connie & David Behl

    Mary Baughman » 22. Apr, 2016

    I’m so sorry to hear of Jewell’s passing. He was such a sweet and caring person and never knew a stranger. Love and prayers for the family during this difficult time.

    Julie Smith & The Cook Family » 22. Apr, 2016

    Your family is so precious to us and we want you to know our hearts are with you during this time. The Reddell’s always welcomed us with open arms and smiles. We love you guys and your family. Prayers and love always. Julie, Triston & Cole Smith. Bruce & Diana Cook

    Mr. & Mrs. Michael Ham » 22. Apr, 2016

    We are so sorry to hear of Jewell’s passing. He was always a pleasure to visit with at church. He was always positive even towards the end when you could tell things weren’t easy on him. We loved him. He will be greatly missed.

    Michael & Allison Ham

    Troy and Frieda Belote » 22. Apr, 2016

    Janet, Lendell and Marlin,
    We loved Jewell and your wonderful mom very much. They both set a wonderful example to all of us in the way they lived the Christian life. God bless you in your mourning and may He give you peace in the knowledge that Jewell is now at his eternal home. We shall miss him.
    Troy and Frieda

    Norma Sharp » 02. May, 2016

    My sincere sympathy to all of Jewell’s family and friends. Jewell and Freda are among my sweetest memories of growing up in the Western Grove area.

    Marcia Holland Morris » 02. May, 2016

    So sorry to hear of the passing of your father. He helped raise a wonderful family.