Jewell Tisdale, 72, of Hazlehurst, died Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at Hardy Wilson Memorial Hospital.
Visitation will be 5pm-7pm Thursday and 10am-11am Friday at Stringer Family Funeral Home in Hazlehurst. Services will be 11am Friday at Stringer Family Chapel with interment at Bethel Cemetery. Stringer Family Funeral Services in Hazlehurst is handling arrangements.
Jewell began her career as a dental assistant working for Dr. Peter B. Perkins in Hazlehurst. She and husband Woody moved and lived in several states where she worked as an office manager for various dental practices before moving to Hazlehurst in 1992. She retired from Dr. Keith Griffin’s practice in Brandon, after 15 years of service.
Mrs. Tisdale was a member of Hazlehurst United Methodist Church. She attended Bethel Baptist Church. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.
She was preceded in death by parents, D.M. and Wilma Granger and husband, Woody.
She is survived by daughters, Becky Bozeman and husband Steve of Hazlehurst, Marty Stennett of Zachary, LA, and Lynn Bozeman and husband Neal of Brookhaven; brothers, Derrell Granger and wife Jimmie Dale and Houston Granger and wife Regenia all of Hazlehurst; sister, Joyce Palmer and husband Jimmy of Hazlehurst; grandchildren, Mandy Sherman and husband Josh, Stephen Bozeman and wife Kaitlyn, Jeffrey Bozeman, Jr., Mary Claire Stennett, Grace Bozeman, Jacob Bozeman, Abby Bozeman, Meredith Bozeman, and Rachel Bozeman; and great granddaughter, Gracie Sherman.
Memorials may be made to Bethel Baptist Church, The Alzheimer’s Association, or favorite charity.