Jewell M. Tracy

Staff Writer
Woodford Times

Jewell Tracy, 82, of Eureka, IL passed away at 8:20 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010 at the Roanoke Apostolic Christian Home where she was a resident.

She was born on Sept. 11, 1928 in Blueford, IL a daughter of Charles Raymond and Clara Fry Estes. She married Kenneth L. Tracy, Sr. on Feb. 11, 1946 in Eureka, IL. He passed away on Oct. 11, 1991.

Survivors include one son, Tom Tracy of Eureka; three daughters, Anita (Adam) Tonti of Lyndhurst, OH; Rosalee (Ron) Verry of Canton, IL; Shari (Cary)Block of Rutland, IL; one brother, Robert Ray (Betty) Estes of Springfield, IL; two sister-in-laws, Norma Estes of Springfield, IL; Barb Tracy of Eureka, IL; one daughter-in-law, Janice Tracy of Eureka, IL; thirteen grandchildren, seventeen great grandchildren, and four great great grandchildren.

Jewell was preceded in death by her husband, one son, Kenneth Tracy, Jr., and one great grandson, Jimmy Skok..

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010 at Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka. Rev. Ron Martz will officiate. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Burial will be in Camp Butler National Cemetery in Springfield, IL with a graveside service at 2 pm on Thursday.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or Roanoke Apostolic Christian Home. Online condolences may be sent to the family at