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Paoli Christian Church
Friday June 17th, 2016
2:00pm - 8:00pm

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Paoli Christian Church
Saturday June 18th, 2016
9:00am - 1:00pm

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Funeral Ceremony

T.L. Pinnick Chapel
Saturday June 18th, 2016

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Jewel Stephenson Harlan

Jewel (Yocum) Stephenson Harlan, age 77, of Paoli, Indiana entered into eternal rest at the home of her daughter on the morning of June 13th, 2016 after a short but courageous battle with lung cancer.

She was born in Carrollton, Kentucky on June 8th, 1939. She was the youngest daughter of Ralph J. and Katie R. (Dunn) Yocum.

Jewel married Wallace Gip Stephenson and he preceded her in death on January 19th, 1966. She then remarried to Patrick A. Harlan and he preceded her in death on May 1st, 1996.

She was also preceded in death by her parents.

Jewel was an active member of the Paoli Christian Church and a past member of the Beech Grove Homemaker’s Club. She graduated from Carroll County High School with the Class of 1957. Her family and friends mourn the loss but also celebrate a life well lived for the glory of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. She was tirelessly devoted to her family.

Jewel is survived by:

(2) Daughters Cathy Deringer (John) Paoli, Indiana
Connie Jenkins (Bill) Paoli, Indiana

(1) Brother James D. Yocum Harrodsburg, Kentucky

(7) Grandchildren Stephen Tate (Leigh), Chad Tate (Shawn)
and Neal Tate Paoli, Indiana
Aaron Jenkins Portland, Oregon
Sarah, Clint and Cody Deringer Paoli, Indiana

(3) Great-Grandchildren Bella Tate, David Tate and Lilly Kieser

(2) Nephews Mike Yocum (Maria) and Scott Yocum

Several cousins also survive.

The Funeral Ceremony will be conducted on Saturday, June 18th, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. by her grandson, Stephen Tate, at the Paoli Christian Church. Burial will be in the Carrollton IOOF Cemetery in Carrollton, Kentucky.

Friends may call on Friday, June 17th, 2016 at the Paoli Christian Church from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on Saturday, June 18th from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service.

The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Women’s Ministry at the Paoli Christian Church, 1700 West Hospital Road, Paoli, Indiana 47432.

Arrangements are in the care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Service, 9640 W. State Rd. 56 French Lick, In. 47432. Condolences may be made on our Facebook page at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home or at our website – www.brosmer-kemplefuneralhome.com.

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Thoughts and prayers to the family.  So remember Jewell and Gip in high school!!

Ann Cline Deatherage Jun 14 2016 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear this.Jewel was a lovely girl in high school and very smart..Jewel was a kind person and I am sure she was all of her life.May God bring comfort and healing to her family...Godspeed Jewel.

mollie cline lanham Jun 14 2016 12:00 AM

We are so very sorry for your loss.  Jewel, was a good friend who carried about her family and friends, she was always willing to help anyway she could.  She will be missed by many.  We are so glad we can call her friend.  We love you always.

Richard and Sandra Pittman Jun 13 2016 12:00 AM

Our deepest sympathy to you and your family.  May your memories of your mother keep you strong.

Dick and Jan Danford Jun 13 2016 12:00 AM