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“Dearest Kirk and family, Brad McIver who also lives in Omaha, shared the news of Linda's illness and passing. At first the news brought tears which...Read More »
1 of 93 | Posted by: Rolee (Self) Kelly - Omaha, NE

“Kirk, You and Linda became very special to us as teens. You two were when you were teens. You and Linda were always an example and leaders even in...Read More »
2 of 93 | Posted by: Chuck & Dixie Easdon - Hutchinson, KS

“Kirk and Family, I was very saddened to hear about Linda and her battle with cancer. She was truely a sweet person. It sounds like she had a great...Read More »
3 of 93 | Posted by: Dale (Stofer) Johnson - Olathe, KS

“Kirk, We were saddened to hear about Linda's illness and death. Hopefully you have many wonderful memories that will help to sustain you and yours...Read More »
4 of 93 | Posted by: JIm & Evelyn McIver - Buhler, KS

“So sorry to hear about Linda. she was a really sweet person. Just know there is no pain where she is now and she is ALWAYS loved. ”
5 of 93 | Posted by: Mark Danner

“Kirk,May GOD bless you and your family,my thoughts and prayers are with you always. Dennis ”
6 of 93 | Posted by: Dennis Ridgeway - Harleton, TX

“Kirk and family My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of sorrow. ”
7 of 93 | Posted by: Brad McIver - Omaha, NE

“Kirk, May God be with you. You are in my prayers. ”
8 of 93 | Posted by: Dale Redd - Wichita, KS

“I have such good memories of Linda's friendship during our high school years. We both had 1970s "shag" haircuts and wire rim glasses, and people...Read More »
9 of 93 | Posted by: Valerie Rempel - Fresno, CA

“We were so saddened to hear about Linda. I have fond memories of her grandmother babysitting my sister and I and would look forward to the times we...Read More »
10 of 93 | Posted by: Tim and Andrea (Bowen) Siefkes - KS

“Kirk and family, My thoughts and prayers are with you. I enjoyed working with Linda and seeing you all in the neighborhood before we moved to Texas....Read More »
11 of 93 | Posted by: Mitzi Wilson - Augusta, GA

“My heart goes out to Linda's family. I'm sure she felt blessed to have such a wonderful family by her side. How lucky we are to have our special...Read More »
12 of 93 | Posted by: Debi Kruse - Little River, KS

“Kirk, I picked up the paper this afternoon to see Linda's name there and how sorry I was that I couldn't show my respects this morning with your...Read More »
13 of 93 | Posted by: Anthony Bartolucci - Longview, TX

“Mr. Jewett and family, Linda will be greatly missed at the Intermediate School. We were always in awe of her determination and positive attitude. ...Read More »
14 of 93 | Posted by: Shay Thompson - Hallsville, TX

“Kirk and family, I worked with Linda at school.I always marveled at how very dedicated she remained throughout the difficult several years. She was...Read More »
15 of 93 | Posted by: Pam Smith - Hallsville, TX

“Kirk, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
16 of 93 | Posted by: Paul Schmutz - Hutchinson, KS

“Kirk, I'm so sorry to hear of Linda's death. Iv'e known her since 2nd grade and always thought the world of her, so gracious and kind. May the Lord...Read More »
17 of 93 | Posted by: Jane(Steierl)Cruse - Great Bend, KS

“Kirk, So sorry to hear about Linda. My thoughts are with your family. ”
18 of 93 | Posted by: KarenTaylor - Hutchinson, KS

“To all the family: I am so sorry to hear about Linda. Please know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers. ”
19 of 93 | Posted by: Mary Johnson Bridgman - Burrton, KS

“My sincerest condolences are with you in this sad time. I have worked on committees and held office with Linda in our speech organization for many...Read More »
20 of 93 | Posted by: Sheila Brown - Pittsburg, TX

“Just wanted to let you know that you all are in our prayers and thoughts at this time of sorrow. May you feel God's peace surround you at this time....Read More »
21 of 93 | Posted by: Lana Snider - Longview`, TX

“Kirk Sorry to hear about Linda, our prayers are with you and your family. ”
22 of 93 | Posted by: Stan and Ann Janzen - Buhler, KS

“Adriane is one of my oldest friends, and Ms. Linda watched us grow up and lovingly supported us along the way. My thoughts and prayers to you all....Read More »
23 of 93 | Posted by: Dresden Romero - Buenos Aires

“Linda is my cousin. My mom and her dad Alvin are brother and sister. My family is thinking of you all and Linda will be missed so very much. God...Read More »
24 of 93 | Posted by: Janice (Kirby), Dave, Shane Winsor. Ryan and Tracy - KS

“Kirk and Family My heart skipped a beat this morning as I read about Linda, it was good to read about your family as it has been sometime since...Read More »
25 of 93 | Posted by: Brenda(Hull)Timberlake - Lyons, KS

“I don't think I ever met Linda but she is my second cousin. Janice (Kirby) Winsor is my mom. I just want the family to know that I'm sorry for their...Read More »
26 of 93 | Posted by: Sharla Winsor-Gibbons - Wichita, KS

“Dear Kirk, Don't know if you remember me, but I was a classmate of yours at Buhler High School. Janna Choitz, a friend and fellow BHS classmate e...Read More »
27 of 93 | Posted by: Carl M. (Mike) Sprouse - Lincoln, NE

“Kirk, There are so many inspiring stories about Linda in this guestbook. The experiences shared are a true testimony that Linda was a gift from God....Read More »
28 of 93 | Posted by: David & Mary Ann Allison - TX

“Kirk & Family, May the Heavenly Father wrap His arms around you so you can feel his love and give you the strength to get through this difficult time...Read More »
29 of 93 | Posted by: Janna Choitz - Hutchinson, KS

“Kirk, Scott, Adriane and Kristin, I am so sorry that you have had to say goodbye to Linda so soon. She was and is a beautiful person, inside and out....Read More »
30 of 93 | Posted by: Kathy Silvertooth - White Oak, TX

“While we did not know Linda personally, we do know her parents & her brothers, Brad, & Ron. May God be with her family at this time of their loss. ”
31 of 93 | Posted by: Ken & Janet Winters - Hutchinson, KS

“Dear Jewett, Scheel, and Miers Family, We are so saddened by your great loss. We feel fortunate to have met Linda. Our thoughts and prayers are with...Read More »
32 of 93 | Posted by: Kim Bindursky - Alexandria, LA

“Dear Kirk- Sarah and I have been lifting you in our prayers. Time has flown by since our high school years and it won't be long until you are...Read More »
33 of 93 | Posted by: Brad & Sarah Richardson - KS

“My sincerest condolences to you Brad and your family on the loss of your loved one. May you find comfort and solace from our Lord in this time of...Read More »
34 of 93 | Posted by: Larry Hager (Posey) - Hutchinson, KS

“Kirk, Adriane, Scott and Kristin, Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. My memories are from the boys playing ball and I will always remember...Read More »
35 of 93 | Posted by: Nancy Powell - Hallsville, TX

“Kristin and family, May the LORD comfort you all during this time. ”
36 of 93 | Posted by: Beckie Curry - Hallsville, TX

“Kirk, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. You and your family will be in my family's thoughts and prayers. Tracy & Tiffany Durham ”
37 of 93 | Posted by: Tracy Durham - Palestine, TX

“May the beautiful memories of your mother, wife, sister and daughter help to comfort you at this time. I will always remember Linda's dedication to...Read More »
38 of 93 | Posted by: Dianne Myers - Canton, TX

“My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this sorrowful time. ”
39 of 93 | Posted by: Pat Lewis - Effingham, IL

“Linda was the kindest and most generous person that I have ever met. A true saint, looking out for others until her last days on this earth. My...Read More »
40 of 93 | Posted by: Sherry Tipton - Longview, TX

“We were so sorry to hear about your loss. Praying for you, David and Danette Hinson ”
41 of 93 | Posted by: Danette Hinson - Palestine, TX

“We are so sorry to hear of Linda's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
42 of 93 | Posted by: Randy & Kathie Gee - Hutchinson, KS

“DEAR FAMILY, WHAT A STRONG WONDERFUL DAUGHTER, MOTHER, AND WIFE . LINDA WAS THE A WONDERFUL EXAMPLE OF HOPE , LOVE, & REPRESENTED HER FAITH TO US...Read More »
43 of 93 | Posted by: DAVID & JERI CHAPMAN - LONGVIEW, TX

“I had the honor to work with Linda for a short time. She always had a smile and encouraging words for the students and the teachers. She has touched...Read More »
44 of 93 | Posted by: Sandra Smith - Hallsville, TX

“As I have thought about Linda, three words come to mind: sweet, positive, dedicated. I was able to witness her qualities in the classroom working...Read More »
45 of 93 | Posted by: Lynne Pipak - Longview, TX

“Linda was the greatest Aunt that anyone could have ever asked for. I am forever grateful for the many wonderful holidays and happy memories shared...Read More »
46 of 93 | Posted by: Jason & Gabrielle Miers - Houston, TX

“The thoughts and prayers of all God's people are extended to the family of Linda Jewett. May God's love be abundant in this time of loss. Pastor Tim...Read More »
47 of 93 | Posted by: Rev. Timothy P. Carey - KS

“Kirk, You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. ”
48 of 93 | Posted by: Karen McMillin - Houston, TX

“Linda was a beautiful person that radiated God's love. She was an inspiration to those that knew her and a real blessing! Kirk, you and your family...Read More »
49 of 93 | Posted by: Becky Kohn - TX

“A prayer for the Jewett Family: Dear Lord, I know that my mortal mind cannot begin to comfort the loss that this family is enduring. But, I know...Read More »
50 of 93 | Posted by: Amy and Anthony Doron - TX

“Kirk, I can't help remembering the car pool days; picking you up on cold Chicago mornings. There would be Linda with perhaps a quick wave but always...Read More »
51 of 93 | Posted by: Mike Donlin - Sugar Land, TX

“I will always remember Linda's warm beautiful smile. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you. Janet Ross (H.H.S.) ”
52 of 93 | Posted by: Janet Ross - Hallsville, TX

“While the Jewetts were still in Carlyle, Linda was my second mom, Kirk was my second dad, Adriane my best friend, and Scott and Krissy were my little...Read More »
53 of 93 | Posted by: Emily Wilson - Carlyle, IL

“I would like to send my sincerest condolences to the Jewett family. I had the privilege of working with Adriane here in Abilene, Texas and I am so...Read More »
54 of 93 | Posted by: Gary Shivener - Abilene, TX

“I feel very blessed to have been able to work with Linda the past year. She was a very patient and kind person. Her students loved her dearly. ”
55 of 93 | Posted by: Jennifer Nelson - Hallsville, TX

“I will always treasure the memeories that I have of Linda. She was an inspiration to everyone that she ever came in contact with. She was a positive...Read More »
56 of 93 | Posted by: Lynn Broyles Bowerman - Abilene, TX

“Linda was such a blessing to know, from her beautiful smile to her sweet sweet spirit! She always had a kind and encouraging word to say, even in...Read More »
57 of 93 | Posted by: Shela Dawson - Longview, TX

“My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
58 of 93 | Posted by: Tommy Cureton - Kilgore, TX

“Kirk, David and I will keep you and your family in our thoughts and prayers. ”
59 of 93 | Posted by: David & Nora Nightingale - TX

“Mrs. Jewett was my daughter's speech therapist this year. We are saddened for your loss, but are rejoicing that she is now Home. My daughter has...Read More »
60 of 93 | Posted by: DeAnna Cartwright - TX

“Dear Jewett Family: You do not know me, but my daughter,Morgan and I knew Mrs. Jewett well for a few short years. Morgan is severly handicapped and...Read More »
61 of 93 | Posted by: Carla Matthews - Longview, TX

“Linda was an inspiration to all and what a warrior she was!! She will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
62 of 93 | Posted by: Jamie Powell - Longview, TX

“We are so sorry for your loss. We know she will be missed. Put your trust in the Lord to help you get through this difficult time. Our thoughts...Read More »
63 of 93 | Posted by: Doug and Gloria Schroer - TX

“Linda was always so kind and thoughtful - always a genuine smile! My prayers are with you all, may Our Precious Father hold you in the Palm of His...Read More »
64 of 93 | Posted by: Trish Elley Hall - White Oak, TX

“Linda was truly a special person. She is an inspiration to all as she demonstrated a spirit of optimism, perseverance and a caring nature that she...Read More »
65 of 93 | Posted by: Holly Beshea - Marshall, TX

“Adriane, May God give you grace for the vulnerability of grieving well. Relax into the embrace of God and that of your many, many friends. Strong...Read More »
66 of 93 | Posted by: Denny Chadwick - Lawrence, KS

“We will always cherish Linda in our hearts. What an inspiration she was to us and a great help if we ever needed any questions answered during our...Read More »
67 of 93 | Posted by: Jon, Tina, and Drew Cooper - TX

“Kirk, I know you are going through a really difficult time. You & your family will be in my thoughts & prayers. May you take comfort in knowing Linda...Read More »
68 of 93 | Posted by: David Daye - Nacogdoches, TX

“Mrs. Jewett will be greatly missed. My son was in her speech program and you couldn't have asked for a more loving and compassionate person. My...Read More »
69 of 93 | Posted by: Wendy and Mark Mixon - Hallsville, TX

“Kirk and family, Our hearts go out to you with great sympathy during your time of loss. Linda worked with and loved my son Clayton and I so...Read More »
70 of 93 | Posted by: Rachael Brown - Hallsville, TX

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire family at this time. We are so sorry for your loss, but rejoicing in the promises of our saviour. ”
71 of 93 | Posted by: Mandy - Grand Prairie, TX

“Kirk, Scott, Adriane, and Kristin, we are praying for you guys as you grieve the loss of Linda. what an amazing woman. we will miss her so much. ...Read More »
72 of 93 | Posted by: David and Kim Durham - Bandung, TX

“Kirk and family, our prayers are with you through this time. Some day, we will all celebrate meeting Jesus as Linda has. It is all a matter of...Read More »
73 of 93 | Posted by: Ron & Debbie McClain - Spring, TX

“You are in our thoughts and prayers during this sad time of great loss. May God comfort and help you through each day ahead. Mark and Deanne, Jon...Read More »
74 of 93 | Posted by: Deanne Purifoy - Longview, TX

“I had the privilege of working with Linda. She was such a compassionate person who loved every kid she came into contact with. She greeted everyone...Read More »
75 of 93 | Posted by: Jill Jenkins - Longview, TX

“It has been many years now since I taught Adrienne in second grade but she and all her family are in my thoughts and prayers. Linda was a special...Read More »
76 of 93 | Posted by: Barbara Emling - Carlyle, IL

“Linda taught my oldest son for several years when he was in primary school. He is now in high school and still, to this day, she is one of his most...Read More »
77 of 93 | Posted by: Kellie Flemming - Hallsville, TX

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Linda was a beautiful woman, whose warm smile we will always remember. May God be with you at this...Read More »
78 of 93 | Posted by: The Cigich Family - Owego, NY

“I had the pleasure of teaching with Linda. She was full of love for her students and she was always willing to go the extra mile to help them. I am...Read More »
79 of 93 | Posted by: Mona Merrill - Hallsville, TX

“Adriane, During this difficult time, we are lifting you and your family up in prayer. ”
80 of 93 | Posted by: Bobby & Alice Key - Hallsville, TX

“Linda was a mentor to me while I worked for HISD. She was an excellent speech/language pathologist and a caring friend. I am saddened about your loss...Read More »
81 of 93 | Posted by: Leanne Pool - Leavenworth, KS

“My heart is saddened by the loss of Linda. I will pray for your family. ”
82 of 93 | Posted by: Karen Blackmon - Longview,, TX

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family. ”
83 of 93 | Posted by: Keith & Rhonda Small - Longview, TX

“The HSU Registrar's Officer will be remembering the family in our prayers as you go through this difficult time. Prayerfully, Dorothy Kiser ”
84 of 93 | Posted by: Dorothy Kiser - Abilene, TX

“I am very sorry for your loss. Your family will be in my thoughts and prayers. ”
85 of 93 | Posted by: Michael Skinner - Texarkana, AR

“May God give you the comfort and strength that only He can provide. My prayers are with each of you. God Bless. ”
86 of 93 | Posted by: Cody Bailey - Longview, TX

“My condolences for your loss. Your family will be in my prayers during these difficult times. ”
87 of 93 | Posted by: Vicente De La Rosa - Houston, TX

“My thoughts and prayers are with you. May the Lord comfort you and give you peace! ”
88 of 93 | Posted by: Demetra McElroy - Hallsville, TX

“Sorry. ”
89 of 93 | Posted by: Bill Brown - Victoria, TX

“We will all miss Linda. She was always positive and loved her work. ”
90 of 93 | Posted by: JoAnn Roper - TX

“Kirk, My deepest condolences to you and yours. I pray the Lord comfort you during this time Please call if I can be of any...Read More »
91 of 93 | Posted by: Marlon Owens - Gilmer, TX

“My prayers are with your entire family. God will bless you during this hard time. May the precious memory of Linda be with you always. ”
92 of 93 | Posted by: Tami Carnes - Longview, TX

“I am very sorry. ”
93 of 93 | Posted by: Karen Humphries - Henderson, TX


Funeral services for Linda Kaye (Scheel) Jewett, 52, of Longview, TX, will be 10 AM Saturday, March 7, at Fellowship Bible Church, Longview, with Reverend Jim Johnson officiating. Interment will follow in Rosewood Park Cemetery under the direction of Rader Funeral Home, Longview. The family will greet friends at Fellowship Bible Church, 4600 McCann Rd., Friday March 6, from 5 to 7 PM.
Mrs. Jewett went to be with her Lord, Monday March 2, at her residence.
Linda was born October 19, 1956 in Hutchinson, Kansas to Alvin and Lois Scheel. She held a Masters degree and was a speech therapist at Hallsville ISD for the past 14 years. She and her family attended Fellowship Bible Church for many years.
Those left to cherish her memory are her husband of 31 years, Kirk, daughters: Adriane Jewett of Lawrence, KS and Kristin Jewett of Longview, son: Scott Jewett and wife Lauren of Lafayette, IN., parents: Alvin and Lois Scheel of Buhler, KS, brothers: Dr. Bradley Scheel and Ron Scheel, both of Hutchinson, KS and a sister: Carol Miers of New Orleans, LA.
The family request in lieu of flowers that memorials be sent to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Attn: Gift Management Services, 5005 LBJ Freeway, Suite 250, Dallas, Texas 75244.

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