Jewel M. Plumb, of Cedar Rapids died Friday August 2, 2019 at her home. Private memorial services at the Cedar Memorial Park Mausoleum. Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include nieces, nephews and many dear friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, siblings and her husband.
Jewel was born on January 21, in Abbeville, Alabama the daughter of Dave and Mary (Fleming) Merritt. She married James F. Plumb Jr. on July 5, 1952 in Abbeville. James passed away in 2004.
Jewel was a homemaker and a true “Steel Magnolia”. She enjoyed life to its fullest. Jewel had a contagious laugh and was a great story teller. She was an amazing rhymer, philosopher, and a great supporter of music, the arts as well as many other charitable causes. Jewel was devoted to her beloved husband Jimmy. She will be greatly missed by all who had the privilege of knowing such a wonderful Southern Lady.
Memorial donations may be given to the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation.