Johnnie Jewell

Former Iola area resident Johnnie E. Jewell, 63, died Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2009, in Springfield, Mo., from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.
He was an avid hunter, fisherman and refinisher of collected cars. He liked to travel, being a barber, and liked horses and dogs. He was past owner of a barber college and president of Kansas Barber’s Legislators Association.
He is survived by his wife of 22 years, Vivian Jewell, nephews and great-nieces and a great-nephew.
His parents, Ester M. and Frances M. (Jackson) Jewell, a brother; Eugene, and a sister; Ruth Quincy, died earlier.
Funeral services were this afternoon at Central Christian Church.
Memorials may be sent to St. John Mercy Hospital Foundation for neuro-trauma ICU, 1235 E. Cherokee, Springfield, Mo. 65804