Jewell Brown

Jewell Brown Jewell Lee (Johnson) Brown, 69, was called to Heaven on January 15, 2013. Jewell was born on December 15, 1943 in San Benito, Texas to Cecil & Viola Williams. Jewell moved to Tulare at an early age, when she was 16 she married Alfred Johnson. They had four children, Brenda, Bryan, Loretta & Rodney. She became a CNA at Merritt Manor where she worked for 17 years. She was always a friend to everyone; she was a loving daughter, mother, sister, auntie to many people. She will truly be missed! Jewell loved to read her Bible and listen to church music. She loved being around family and would always be the clown of the bunch. She loved being outside and especially gardening. She enjoyed her dogs, they were like her children. Jewell loved to play around with her family, and she loved to laugh. She is survived by her two daughter, Brenda Sills and son-in-law Mark and Loretta Johnson; one son, Rodney Johnson; two grandsons, Sidney (Jamie) Russell and Joshua (Staci) Russell; three great grandchildren, Kaileigh Russell, Seth Russell and Zerric Russell; sister, Dorothy (Sissy) Sanders; brother, Bill Williams and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her son, Bryan Johnson; her father Cecil; Mother Viola; three sisters Darlene Lishbrook, Sybil Wittman and Barbara Faye Bohnstedt; two brothers Orbury Williams and Clifton Williams. The family would like to extend a special THANK YOU to all of Jewell's doctors and the nurses at CVICU Unit at Kaweah Delta Hospital. "You were all great!" She will be truly missed by her family and many friends, "We'll see you in Heaven!!!" Visitation will be 12-8 pm, Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at Peers Lorentzen Funeral Chapel. Funeral Services will be at 1 pm, Wednesday, January 23, 2013 also at the funeral chapel with burial at North Tulare Cemetery. Condolences may be emailed to

Published in Visalia Times-Delta and Tulare Adv-Register on Jan. 19, 2013