Jewel Harspon Etheridge
January 26, 1944 – February 15, 2019
Jewel Etheridge, 75, died Friday, February 15, 2019, at Pontotoc Health & Rehab Center. He was born January 26, 1944, in Lee County the son of Hoarace F, Sr. and Ruby Jewel Watson Etheridge. Jewel was a member of Buchanan Baptist Church and was a tool and dye setter. He enjoyed gardening and spending time with his family.
Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Sue Etheridge of Pontotoc; four sons, David Etheridge (Stephanie) of Iuka, Johnny Etheridge (Donna) of Tupelo, Anthony Davis (Erin) of Oregon, and Matthew Etheridge (Nancy) of Pratt; three daughters, Diane Reed of Sherman, Dena Sartin (Tim) of Pontotoc, and Rhea Littlejohn (David) of Pontotoc; brother, Vernon Etheridge of Saltillo; sister, Patricia Kennedy of Dumas; eighteen grandchildren and a host of great grandchildren, nieces and nephews, and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, and three brothers, Frank, Jr, Rubin, and Nagel Etheridge.
Services will be on Sunday at 3 P. M. at Buchanan Baptist Church with Bro David Westmoreland, Bro Josh Westmoreland, and Bro Terry Etheridge officiating. Visitation will be Sunday from noon until service time at the church. Burial will be in Buchanan Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Mike, Danny, and Bruce Etheridge, David Littlejohn, David Bevill, and Tim Sartin. Honorary pallbearer will be Eli Littlejohn.