Obituary | Jewel Fort

Funeral services for Mrs. Jewel Fort, 78, of Jefferson, Texas are 11:00 a.m. Wednesday December 21, 2016 in the Capt. Wm. Perry Chapel of Haggard Funeral Home with Bro. Will Sherman officiating. Interment will follow at Linden Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday evening from 5-7 P.M. at the funeral home.


Mrs. Fort was born December 22, 1937 in Center Hill, TX. to Alvis Washington and Maude Steed, and passed away December 18, 2016 in Jefferson.  Mrs. Fort was preceded in death by her parents and a brother Franklin Washington.


Mrs. Fort was a resident of Jefferson for over fifty years, manager of Circle B for sixteen years and was a lifetime member of the Order of Eastern Star # 627.


Mrs. Fort is survived by her children, Kathy Holmes & husband John of Tomball, Tim Floyd &  wife Karin of Rowlett, Beje Foster & husband Larry of Jefferson, brothers, Delton Washington & wife Pat of Atlanta, and Milton Washington & wife Stella of Linden, ten grandchildren, and seven great grandchildren, four step grandchildren and eight step great grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.


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