Jewel C. Booty Sr. was born Sept. 11, 1926, and passed away 2 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011, at Specialty LTCH of Hammond. He was 85, a native of Lewiston and a resident of Kentwood. He is survived by three daughters, Anita Esch and husband Danny, Kentwood, Melissa McAndrews, and Jewelyn Henry and husband Alton, all of Jackson; two sons, Jewel Clyde Booty Jr. and wife Diane and Chris Booty, all of Kentwood; three sisters, Verlie Peek, Amite, Perle Jones, Walker, and Bonnie Booty, Kentwood; three brothers, Glen Booty, R.J. Booty, and Donnie Booty, all of Kentwood; seven grandchildren, Steven Esch, Clyde Booty III, Tasha Tate, Amy Cooley, Shane Doty, Mark Hilton and Dree Hilton; nine great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Annie Mae Lambert Booty; daughter, Betty June Doty; three sisters, Merlie Grace, Josephine Gatlin and Coraine Booty; two brothers, R.L. Booty and Gayle Booty. Visitation at New Jerusalem UPC, Kentwood, on Friday, Dec. 30, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Visitation resumes at the church on Saturday, Dec. 31, from 9 a.m. until Celebration of Life Worship Service at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Jack Gentry and the Rev. Matthew Booty officiating. Interment in New Jerusalem Church Cemetery, Kentwood. Arrangements with McKneely & Vaughn Funeral Home, Amite. An online guestbook is available at www.mckneelyvaughnfh.com.
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Published in TheAdvocate.com on Dec. 30, 2011