Tahlequah Daily Press

Obituaries

May 2, 2014

Charles Everett Jewett

HULBERT — Services for Charles Everett Jewett, 71, of Hulbert, are 10 a.m., Saturday, May 3, 2014, at the First Baptist Church in Hulbert, with Rev. Glen Rowan officiating.

Serving as pallbearers are Nick Harnage, Matt Harnage, D.J. Masterson, Ron Harnage, Alez Masterson, Kyle Randolph, Chase Randolph and David Randoloph.

Honorary pallbearers are Jeremy Burson, Cole Jewett, Jack Burson, Barney Manes, Christopher Jewett, Kyle Jewett, James Manes and Mike Huff.

Interment will follow in the Hulbert City Cemetery under the care of Green Country Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at tahlequahfuneral.com.

Charles Jewett was born in Hulbert, on Dec. 22, 1942, to Claude Everett Jewett and Wilma Lucille (Hakes) Jewett.

 He passed away on April 30, 2014, at the Jack C. Montgomery VA Hospital in Muskogee.

Charles served in the U.S. Army from 1961 to 1964.

He worked as a truck driver, iron worker, and as on offshore driller in the oil and gas industry. Charles was a member of the Tahlequah Masonic Lodge No. 10, Elks Lodge, and Hulbert First Baptist Church.

Charles enjoyed working his home farm, and going camping and boating at the lake. He had a big heart and enjoyed helping others whenever he was able.

Charles has been preceded in death by his parents; his first wife of 42 years, Virginia Jewett; and his brother John Jewett.

He is survived by three children, Craig Jewett of Ohio, Denise Burson and husband Tim of Welling,  and Timothy Jewett and wife Stormie of Hulbert; his fiance, Maudene Whitby, of Muskogee; sisters, Reta Myers of Hulbert, Vera Thompson of Iowa, and Debbie Hull of Hulbert; a sister-in-law, Cynthia Jewett, of Tahlequah; six grandchildren, Jeremy Burson and wife Laci, Cole Jewett, Jack Burson and wife Samantha, Christopher Jewett, Megan Lucas and husband Aaron, Kyle Jewett and Cherokee Jewett; four great-grandchildren, Brecken Burson, Bryleigh Burson, Akya Lucas and Tidus Burson; as well as many other friends an loved ones.

Charles was a loving father and loved his family very much and he will be missed dearly.

Green Country Funeral Home, 203 S. Commercial Road, (918) 458-5055.

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