Jewel L. Libby (1935 - 2017)

  • "Thinking of you all. Peace and Love,"
    - Curtis Adams

Funeral Services for Mrs. Jewel L. Libby, 82, who entered into rest July 21, 2017, will be conducted Tuesday morning at 11 o'clock from the Posey Funeral Chapel. Pastor Debbie Farthing officiating. Interment in Hillcrest Memorial Park

Mrs. Libby was a native of Augusta having moved to Belvedere upon her husband's retirement from the Air Force. As a military wife, Mrs. Libby had the opportunity to live around the world. While in Germany, she became a member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority and remained a member for over 50 years. Along with her sisters, Frieda Carter and Ann Key, she was the co-owner of Key Book Keeping Services. Later, she worked as office manager of James Brown Enterprises for over twenty years until Mr. Brown's death. She was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church. Mrs. Libby loved animals, particularly cats. She was preceded in death by her husband, George W. Libby; her parents, Leon J. Key and Edna Powell Key.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Crystal and Brian Cardis, Macon, GA; four sons and daughters-in-law, Dave and Laurel Barrett, Griffin, GA, Michael Barrett, Melbourne, FL, Bruce Barrett, Augusta, GA and Russell and Mona Libby, Augusta, GA; two sisters, Frieda Carter, Augusta, GA and Geraldine Suldickas of North Carolina; a brother, Ronnie Key, Augusta, GA; 14 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren.

Honorary Pallbearers will be her sons, Dave Barrett, Michael Barrett, Bruce Barrett and Russell Libby.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to the SPCA Albrecht Center for Animal Welfare at

Posey Funeral Director of North Augusta in charge of arrangements (803.278.1181). Visit the registry at


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Published in The Augusta Chronicle from July 23 to July 24, 2017