Jewel Ashford, 78, of McGehee, died Thursday, November 23, 2006, at Delta Memorial Hospital in Dumas.
Born April 30, 1928, in Winchester, she was a daughter of the late Eliza Henry.
Survivors include a nephew whom she raised, Ephraim Henry of Chicago, Ill.
Funeral services were held December 1 at Davis Strickland Funeral Home in Dermott with the Rev. Warren L. Strickland officiating. Burial was at the Church of Christ Cemetery in McGehee.