Jewell Merritt Armstrong

Jewell Merritt Armstrong , 82, passed away Thursday, September 9, 2021 at St. Thomas Stones River E/R.  She was a native of Cannon Co.

Survivors include her children, Larry (Wanda) Smith of McMinnville, Melanie (Matthew) Nicholson of Murfreesboro and Jamie (Olivia) Smith of Woodbury;

grandchildren, Bobby Bain, Tony Bain, Cullen McMackins, Haley Smith, Caden McMackins, Aleah Nicholson, Maddox Nicholson and Jorden French; niece and nephew, Gary Mooneyham and Robin (Wayne) McCord. 12 great grandchildren and 9 great great grandchildren also survive.

Ms. Armstrong was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie White “Dick” Merritt and Beatrice Sullins Merritt; sister, Barbara Mooneyham; granddaughter, Rhonda Warner and niece, Stephanie Mooneyham.

A member of the Woodbury Church of Christ, Ms. Jewell was retired from Woodbury Health and Rehab where she was a Certified Nursing Assistant.  She always enjoyed being outside growing flowers and gardening.  She also enjoyed making jewelry. Most of all, she loved her family and animals of all kinds.

Funeral Services will be 11:00 AM Saturday, September 11, 2021 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Al Bugg officiating.  Interment will follow in Riverside Cemetery.  Visitation with her family will be from 4 PM until 8 PM Friday, September 10, 2021 and 9 AM until 11 AM, Saturday, September 11, 2021.
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