|Birth: ||Apr. 14, 1921|
|Death: ||May 8, 2010|
Posted May 10, 2010 @ 08:00 AM
Ardmore, OK — Jewell A. Appleton was born April 14, 1921, in Ada to Charles and Ada (Hicks) Gammon. Jewell passed away on Saturday, May 8, 2010, at the age of 89. Funeral services will be held at The Chapel at Griffin-Hillcrest in Ardmore at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 11, 2010. Interment to follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery.
Jewell lived in many places throughout her life. She attended school in Los Angeles, returning to Ardmore to graduate from high school in 1941. She enjoyed her years in Hollywood, where she worked at the "Farmer's Market." It was there that she met her heroes, John Wayne and Gene Autry. She returned to Ardmore in 1966 and went to work for Moore's Grocery until its closing.
Her greatest joy and accomplishment in life was her daughter, Teresa.
Jewell was preceded in death by her parents, brother Eddie Gammon and sister Ethel Gammon.
She is survived by her daughter, Teresa Appleton of the home, nieces; Mari Lynn of Alamogordo, N.M. and Jean Hightower of Tularosa, N.M. and many cousins and family friends.
Pallbearers will be Sean Norton, Joe Wiggs, Robert Walker, Lonnetta Short, Tammy Mullins, and Murray Garnett.
Hillcrest Memorial Park
Created by: Jack Roberts
Record added: May 10, 2010
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