Obituary of Jewell Noble
Bessie Jewell (Price) Noble was born November 26, 1917 in Lockney, TX to Earl & Rebecca (Aldridge) Price and passed from this life on April 21, 2018 at the age of 100.
When Jewell was only a few months old her family moved to Oklahoma. She grew up in the area around Davis, Oklahoma. When she was 18 she moved to Oklahoma City to work as a nanny, where she met her first husband Jim Bartmess. They had one son, Jerry. During the war years she worked at both Douglas Aircraft and Spartan. She remained in Tulsa, and later met her second husband, Henry Noble. They had one daughter, Judith.
Jewell had varied occupations over the years, nanny, aircraft mechanic, beautician, cafe owner, Avon salesperson, deputy sheriff. Her most artistic endeavor was doing Native American beadwork that she sold to Lyons Indian Store. She remained a very independent and determined person all her life and lived alone in her home until she was 98. Her faith was strong. She was a member of the 10th and Rockford Church of Christ in Tulsa. Every morning she started her day with a cup of coffee and a daily devotional. She read her scriptures from a family Bible that had belonged to her father, Earl Price.
Jewell was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Henry Noble; and her brothers, L.Z. Price and Alvin Price. She is survived by her son and his wife, Jerry & Deborah Bartmess; her daughter and her husband, Judith & Jerry Murphy; 6 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; and 2 great great grandchildren.
Jewell will lie in state Wednesday, April 25, from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Ninde Brookside Funeral Home. Her graveside service will be held Thursday, April 26 at 2:00 p.m. at Memorial Park Cemetery.
Ninde Brookside / 918-742-5556 / www.ninde.com