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Jewell Donahue Harpst

Wednesday, January 19, 2005

Jewell Donahue Harpst, 89, of Marshall, died Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2005, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 21, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall. Rev. Russ Johnson will officiate. Visitation will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Burial will be in Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall. Memorials are suggested to Gill Memorial Baptist Church in Marshall.

Born Oct. 19, 1915, in Eagle Lake, Texas, she was the daughter of the late Joseph L. Donahue and Alice Ann Stull Donahue. In December 1955, she married Cecil L. Harpst, who preceded her in death Feb. 23, 1963. She returned to Marshall in 1970, moving from Birmingham, Ala., and was a homemaker. She was a member of Gill Memorial Baptist Church.

Survivors include several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by seven brothers and seven sisters.