Jewell M. Weiher, age 98 of Chamois, passed away Thursday, December 10, 2015, at the Linn Living and Rehabilitation Center.
Jewell was born October 2, 1917, in Deer, a daughter to the late Ira and Josephine (Turner) Waters.
Jewell was a graduate of Chamois High School and attended college in Warrensburg.
On September 28, 1940, Jewell was united in marriage to Raymond Weiher in Linn. He preceded her in death on September 10, 1984.
Jewell worked several jobs over her lifetime including teaching school, working at the shoe and pallet factories in Chamois, a beauty operator in Hermann and St. Louis, Missouri Credit Union League, a 15 year employee for a Pharmaceutical company in St. Louis as well as owning and operating a general merchandise store in Chamois.
She was a member of the Chamois Baptist Church where she served as treasurer for the church board and the pulpit committee. She was a member of the Osage County Historical Society, Chamois Lions Club, and a past 50 year member of the Order of the Eastern Star serving as Worthy Matron for 16 years. She was on the board of the Missouri Children's Home in St. Louis, a member of the American Legion and VFW Ladies Auxiliary's, Fraternal Order of the Eagles #2693 and served on the Osage County Republican Committee.
Jewell is survived by: one sister, Manilla Boss of Tomball, TX. and one brother, Muriel Waters of Chamois as well as 2 nephews and a niece.
In addition to her parents and spouse of 44 years, Jewell was preceded in death by two sisters, Alice Curtis and Archie Curtit and a nephew, Ron Curtis.
Graveside services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, December 21, 2015, in the Oakland Section of the Chamois City Cemetery in Chamois.
In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
Monday, December 21, 2015
Chamois City Cemetery
Hwy 89 N
Chamois, MO 65024