OBITUARY - JEWELL LORRAINE (WHITED) RINEHART
Jewell Lorraine RINEHART was born February 7, 1905 in Harrison county, Missouri to William and Ethel (NOBLE) WHITED.
Jewell passed away on October 16, 2000 at the Mount Ayr Health Care Center, Mount Ayr, Iowa at the age of 95 years.
Jewell grew up around Allendale, Missouri. On December 24, 1924, she was united in marriage to Clyde E. RINEHART at
Grant City, Missouri. She was a homemaker and farm wife. She lived most of her life around Allendale and Mount Ayr. She
was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
Jewell will be remembered for many kind and wonderful characteristics. Her uncanny ability to fry chicken, and her fried
bread and applesauce cake were treasures that the family will remember. She could make taffy and never fail, which is not
the easiest candy to make. The cold winter nights pulling taffy and listening to Jewell tell stories will always be
remembered. The stories Jewell told would usually be about her mishaps: falling down, falling off or getting hit by
Jewell was preceded in death by her parents; three grandchildren, two in infancy and Diana FARRELL; daughter-in-law
Rosemary RINEHART; two sisters, Goldie WELLS and Maxine BRYANT; and one brother Kenneth WHITED.
Left to cherish her memory include her husband Clyde of Mount Ayr; two children, Helen UMBARGER and husband Raymond of
Syracuse, Nebraska and Donald RINEHART of Chula Vista, California; two grandchildren, David UMBARGER and wife Linda of
Syracuse, Nebraska and Patty STILL and husband Mick of Mount Ayr; six great-grandchildren: Stephanie UMBARGER MARSKZ and
husband David of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Julie UMBARGER of Lincoln, Nebraska, Brian UMBARGER of Syracuse, Nebraska, Brent
FARRELL of Des Moines, Iowa, Mike STILL and wife Alecia of Mount Ayr and Matt STILL of Mount Ayr; one
great-great-granddaughter Teya STILL of Mount Ayr; one brother Donald WHITED and wife Bonnie of Tarkio, Missouri; two
sisters, Gladys SALFRANK of Mound City, Missouri and Virginia NUCHOLS of Shenadoah, Iowa; as well as other relatives and
Services were held Friday, October 20, 2000 at Wilson-Watson & Armstrong Funeral Home of Mount Ayr with Alan SMITH
officiating. Musicians were Debbie CANNON, Julie UMBARGER and Brian UMBARGER. Casket bearers were Mick STILL, Mike STILL,
Matt STILL, Dave UMBARGER, Hollis RINEHART and Bobby RINEHART.
Jewell was laid to rest in the Rose Hill Cemetery, Mount Ayr.
Transciption by Sharon R. Becker, March of 2010
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