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Eileen Kathryn (O'Brien) Jewell

June 4, 1961 ~ November 9, 2023 (age 62) 62 Years Old

Eileen Jewell Obituary

Eileen Kathryn Jewell, 62, of Lillington, passed away, Thursday, November 9, 2023.

Eileen was born June 4, 1961 in Glens Falls, NY.  She was a graduate of Suny New Paltz State University with a master’s in education.  Eileen was a teacher for Harnett County Public Schools, retiring with over 25 years of service.  She touched many children’s lives with the gift of art.       

She was preceded in death by her father, James O’Brien. 

Eileen is survived by her husband of 15 years, Lester Jewell; mother, Lorraine O’Brien, daughters, Krista Austin, Ashley Gatto, and Michelle Jewell; grandchildren, Riley Gatto-Lee, Claire O’Hanlon, Samye Austin, James Baber, and Xandrian Briggs; brothers, William O’Brien, Michael O’Brien; sister, Lorianne Ludwig, and Patricia O’Hanlon.

A memorial service will be held 11am Saturday, November 18, 2023 at O’Quinn-Peebles-Phillips Funeral Home Chapel, 1310 S. Main St., Lillington, NC 27546.  The family will receive friends following the service at the funeral home. 


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Celebration of Life
November 18, 2023

11:00 AM
O Quinn - Peebles - Phillips Chapel (Lillington)


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