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Obituary: Georgia Jewell, St. Petersburg, Fla.

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Georgia Dell Jewell, 90, of St. Petersburg, Fla., went home to be with the Lord Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013.

Born in Newton, Kan., she came to St. Petersburg in 1958 from Columbus, where she had worked for Cummins Engine Co. for many years. While in St. Petersburg, she worked for JC Penney in administration and retail, retiring after 20 years. She was an active member of Central Christian Church for over 50 years, where she served in outreach ministries such as Evangelism Explosion. She also served as a Sunday school teacher and church greeter for many years.

Survivors include two daughters, Kay (Rod) Steward and Garnett (Jim) Hawkins, both of St. Petersburg; two grandsons, Jordan and Cameron Hawkins; and brother, Larry McQueen of Columbus.

Visitation will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 6th from 5 to 8 p.m. at R. L. Williams Funeral Home, 3530 49th St. N., St. Petersburg, Fla. Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, Feb. 7th at 10 a.m. at Central Christian Church. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. Visit

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