|Birth: ||Mar. 25, 1918|
|Death: ||Aug. 11, 2007, USA|
Mrs. Jean Eleanor Hunt Revell, 89, of Rock Hill, SC, formerly of Louisville died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2007.
Mrs. Revell, born in Miami, Ariz., was the daughter of the late Harry Duff and Lillian Morris Hunt.
Her family moved from Arizona to Baltimore, Md., in the 1930s. After graduating from Goucher College in 1939 with a degree in physiology, she moved to Canada to join her father who was working as an engineer in the copper mines.
During World War II she worked in a TNT plant in Meadville, Penn., and later at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. While at Johns Hopkins she did extensive research on hypertension and tested drugs for a cure for malaria. In 1946 she became a laboratory technician for Dr. Samuel Thompson Redgrave Revell Jr., the husband of her college roommate, Ruth.
She subsequently married Dr. Walter Revell, Sam's brother, in 1948.
Walter and Jeanie Revell settled in Louisville where Dr. Revell served as a family physician for over 40 years.
She was actively involved in all the aspects of the life and ministries of the Associate Reformed Presbyterian (ARP) Church.
Upon her move to Rock Hill in 2001 she started a tape ministry for the homebound at First Rock Hill ARP Church.
In 2007, at age 89, she was the recipient of the church's Deacon Service Award.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Walter Jones Revell; her brother, Harry Hunt Jr.; and her grandson, John Revell.
The funeral was Aug. 15 at 11 a.m. in the Louisville Associate Reformed Presbyterian (ARP) Church with Dr. J. Barry Dagenhart officiating.
Burial was in the Louisville City Cemetery.
Survivors include her four children and their spouses, Dr. Walter J. Revell Jr. and Jeanie, Rock Hill, Mrs. Jean Revell Alexander and Dr. Robert Alexander, Rock Hill, Dr., William S. Revell and Matilda, Rock Hill, and Mr. Harry D. Revell and Sheila, Augusta; and several grandchildren, nieces, nephews and great nieces and great nephews.
Memorials may be made to Louisville ARP Church, Louisville, GA 30434.
Taylor Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
Walter Jones Revell (1916 - 1997)*
Louisville City Cemetery
Created by: Craig & Tonya Banks
Record added: Jul 20, 2011
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