Arthur Dean "Art" Jewett, 83. went to meet his Lord and Savior on April 8, 2019. Celebration of his life will be 2:00 p.m. Friday at The River Church in Panhandle. Pastor Mark Urquhart will officiate.
Art was born September 23, 1935 in Clarksville, TX to Arthur William Jewett and Rosie Etta Beck Jewett. He served his country in the National Guard where he was a Corporal. Art married Linda Faye DeBord October 1, 1982 in Amarillo and had lived in Panhandle for Sixty years. He worked as a Barber for sixty years and also worked at Pantex as an Explosives Handler and Supervisor for twenty years. He was a member of the Lion's Club, the Jaycees and the Riding Club. Art was an avid horseman he especially loved to rope head and heel.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his son David Hicks, his five sisters; Birda Ferguson, Nola Blalock, Lorene Caffee, Doris Osburn and Elaine Montgomery and his two brothers Clifford and John Jewett.
Art is survived by his wife Linda, his two sons Todd Jewett and his wife Theresa of Panhandle and Toby Jewett and his wife Becky of Fritch, his four daughters Tammy Wendel and her husband Greg of Panhandle, Sherry McEwen and her husband Skeeter of Amarillo, Paula Butler and her husband James of Amarillo and Misty Kelly and her husband Dee of Amarillo, his brother Robert Jewett of Greenboro, PA, 18 Grandchildren, 23 Great Grandchildren, 3 Great Great Grandchildren and many extended family members.
The family would like to greet friends at Tammy's home at 1100 Charles St. in Panhandle from 7:00 until 9:00 Thursday evening.
Praying for the loss of this sweet man. My girls and I always loved Art and enjoyed spending time with him and his horses. Both Calye and Korie remember playing with toys at his shop, while Art trimmed their dad's hair. He was so special and will be missed. Heaven gained a watchful cowboy!!!
Leslie Hicks and daughters Calye and KorieAmarillo, TX
Linda and family, Please accept our deepest sympathies for the loss of Art. He was such a good man and will be missed by many. Love you, Beth, Jessica & Justin Ashe
Beth AsheAmarillo, TX
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. Art will be missed . Blessings lewis and Tommie Kay
Lewis and Tommie Kay PowersPanhandle,Texas, TX
We had several good road trips together. Going to Polomas will never be the same again.
Steve JewettLasCruces, NM
Until we meet again my friend. Art, you were a joy and I'm grateful that God had our paths cross! Heaven is so much sweeter with you there. Thank you for always being a smile that I could look forward to. We love you brother!!
Joshua BrownPanahndle, TX
Art will be greatly missed. The smile as I walk into church on Sunday morning the smile if seen anywhere in town and as a dear friend . My prayers are for each and everyone of you ,his family. Sending big hugs to Linda Tammy Todd and Misty for I know you the most. Love to all. I know he heard special words of being a great servant when he met Jesus.And he truly was!!!
Barbara CosperPanhandle, TX
Much love and prayers to you all.
Brandi MoffettClaude, TX
We love you and Art is a diamond in the rough. We will miss him dearly.
Brandon, Christy and Braedon PlaggeBorger, TX
Katia McElhannonPanhandle, TX