Ronnie Wayne "Shanks" Jewell, Sr., age 62, of Glasgow, KY, formerly of Hart County, passed away Friday, October 6, 2017. He was retired farmer. He accepted the Lord and became a member of Monroe Baptist Church. He was the son of the late George Buford Jewell and the late Fannie Bastin Logsdon.
He is survived by his ex-wife and loving caretaker till the end, Rebecca Jewell, one son, Ronnie Wayne Jewell, Jr., Hart County, KY; special son, Dakota Alarcon, Glasgow, KY; special daughter, Suzan Smith, Glasgow, KY; two step daughters; Sabrina Pvirre, Glasgow, KY, Terri Linville and husband Alan, Louisville, KY; three brothers, William Gary Jewell and wife Debbie, Canmer, KY, Henry Buford Jewell, Canmer, KY, Bobbie Joe Jewell, Canmer, KY; four grandchildren, Anthony Thompson, Renae Pvirre, Ronnie Wayne Jewell III, Elijah Powell; sister-in-law, Janice Flechler and husband Charlie Flechler; special friend and neighbor, Steve Huff; extended family and caregivers till the end, Haley Powell and husband Jerry, Joanie Peterson. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a grandson, Jamison Wayne Jewell; brother, Jimmy Lee Jewell; sister, Susie Priddy; Nephew James Lee Jewell.
The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Thursday, October 12, 2017 at Monroe Missionary Baptist Church. Funeral service will be 1:00 PM, Thursday, October 12, 2017 at Monroe Missionary Baptist Church with Bro. Ronald Riordan officiating. Interment will be at Defries Cemetery, Canmer, KY. Memorial contributions can be made for funeral expenses to Brooks Funeral Home.