In memory of
JEWELL RENISON PORTSMOUTH-Jewell Renison, 85, of Portsmouth, died Tuesday, October 18, 2016, at SOMC Hospice. She was born July 8, 1931, in Portsmouth to the late Memphis and Lorena (Parker) Jarvis. She worked at Williams Manufacturing Company for 29 years until it's closing, was the owner of Jewell's Beauty Shop, and after retirement, assisted her husband, Dick, in the operation of the family business, Mrs. Renison's Doughnut Shop. She also was a member of Temple Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, William Howard Perkins, her second husband, Richard Renison, a son, Bryan Burgess, step-son, Rodger Perkins, her brothers; Rodger Lee Jarvis, Wrignal Jarvis, and Rondal Jarvis, her sisters; Lucille Jarvis, Anna Darlene Jarvis, and Geraldine Piguet. She is survived by her children ; Deborah Duzan(Gary) of Wheelersburg, Kandi Craig (Scott) of Portsmouth, and Kristine Ross (Dan) of New Albany. Her step-children; David Perkins of Columbus, GA, Gary Perkins of Columbus, OH, Brent Perkins of Vero Beach, FL. She is also survived by her grandchildren; Jeb Bihl (Michele), Cherie Borders (Brian), Jamie Masters (Eric), Bryan Burgess (April), Weston Craig, Leah Craig, Heather Werner (Adam), Nathan Ross (Valerie), Joe Ross (Michelle), John Ross (Sarah), Gene Perkins (Meg), and Kimberly Perkins Smith (Eddie), 22 Great-grandchildren, two step-children; Linda Humston and Brenda Renison, and her sisters; Virginia Musser of Portsmouth and Lana (Roy) Maple of Lancaster. Her family would like to thank Hillview Retirement Center as well as her wonderful friends, Margaret Gordley, Lena Ruby, Saundra Wheeler, Janet Shuter, Norma Crawford, Phyllis Jarvis, and Sarah Slack. Funeral services will be at 10:00 AM Friday, October, 21, 2016, at Melcher Funeral Home in Portsmouth with Pastor Roy Maple officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Burial Park in Wheelersburg. Friends and relatives may call at Melcher Funeral Home on Thursday from 5 to 7. In lieu of flowers , donations can be made to SOMC Hospice.
View Full Obituary ›