Jewell Sparrow

LAWRENCEBURG – Services for Jewell Edwards Cunningham Sparrow, 85, will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Ritchie & Peach Funeral Home.  She died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Sparrow was a retired Research Supervisor for the Dept. of Labor with KY State Government.  She is a member of the First Baptist Church.  Prior to moving back to Lawrenceburg she and her husband lived in Graefenburg for several years and were members of the Graefenburg Baptist Church where she was a former Sunday school superintendent, taught Sunday school for several different age groups, led Bible study for shut-ins and at the Shelbyville Soup Kitchen.

She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Charles Hubert Sparrow; a daughter, Beulah Diane Larwood (Larry) of Independence, OR; a son, Charles Stephen Sparrow (Kay) of Lawrenceburg; 8 grandchildren, Hubert William Larwood, Calvin Ray Larwood, Charles Christopher Sparrow, Joshua Shane Sparrow, Theresa Lee Sparrow, Jenny Arits, Jackie Artis and Shanna Dews; and 8 great grandchildren.

Including her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Ruth Annelle Wing, and three brothers, Buford, Byford and Wilda “Bill” Cunningham.

Burial will be in the Lawrenceburg Cemetery.  Visitation will be 4- 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to the First Baptist Church Building Fund, 111 N. Main St., Lawrenceburg, KY 40342. 

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