Mrs. Jewel Dean Cromwell, of Bay died Friday, March 25, 2016 at Phil and Flo Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, Ark., at the age of 75. She was born Monday, February 10, 1941, in Decatur, Ala., and had lived Trumann and Burt, Mich., before retiring in Bay, Ark. Mrs. Cromwell was a retired factory worker from General Motors and a member of the Broadway Missionary Baptist Church. She loved traveling, bingo and being with family and friends. Mrs. Cromwell was preceded in death by her mother and step-father, Clara and Frank Upton, her father Billy Winters Sr., and one brother, Billy Winters Jr.
Mrs. Cromwell is survived by her husband of 58 years, Russell P. Cromwell of the home; 4 sisters, Shirley Hill of Jonesboro, Panzy Cox and Diane Ramsey both of Paragould and Windy Ritchie of Lake City; one brother, Franklin Upton of Holland, Mich., and several nieces and nephews. Funeral service was March 29 in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann with Rev. Rick Jensen officiating. Burial followed in the Bolivar Cemetery in Harrisburg.
Pallbearers were Vernon Winters, Brian Peaster, Brandon Hellenthal, Aaron Hellenthal, Zack Ramsey and Chason Hellenthal. Honorary pallbearers were Corey Wilson and Mark Cromwell.
An online guest book can be signed at www.thompsonfuneralhome.net.