Funeral services for Jewlevia Dunn Hunter DeJohnette will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, april 24, 2009 at the Morehouse District Baptist Educational Association, 8420 Collinston Rd. THe family honor will be held from 9:30 a.m. until time of service, Friday, April 24.
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Jewlevia Dunn Hunter DeJohnette was born on June 9,1919 to the marriage of Levi Dunn and Earlene Washington Dunn in Oak Ridge. Mother Jewlevia passed on April 14, 2009 at St. Francis Medical Center. At an earlier age, she married Alonzo Hunter Sr. To this union, they raised nine children. She was latter married to Jack DeJohnette Sr.
Mother Jewlevia leaves to mourn her death four daughters --Dr. Jenell Hunter, Austin, Texas; Julia Hunter-Myles, Huber Heights, Ohio; Mary H. Brown, St. Louis, Mo and Carrol Riddle, St. Louis, Mo; four sons -- Thad Hunter and John Hunter, Seattle, Wash.; Alonzo Hunter Jr., Renton, Wash. and Jack DeJohnette Jr., Willow, NY. She also leaves 25 grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services are entrusted to tennant Funeral Home, Rayville.
Published in Bastrop Daily Enterprise from Apr. 21 to Apr. 27, 2009