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November 15, 2018

11/7/2018 12:51:00 PM
Rev. Dr. Kenneth T. Jewell, 91, Southwest Church of the Nazarene
Rev. Dr. Kenneth Thaddeus Jewell
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Rev. Dr. Kenneth Thaddeus Jewell

The Rev. Dr. Kenneth Thaddeus Jewell, 91, of Kankakee, Illinois died Saturday, November 3, 2018, at Riverside Miller Rehabilitation Center in Kankakee, Illinois.

Visitation will be Saturday, November 10, 2018, from 11 a.m. until time of funeral services at 1 p.m. at Southwest Church of the Nazarene, 4797 Tincher Road, Indianapolis, Indiana. Burial will be at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in Greenwood.

Rev. Dr. Jewell attended the Great Commission Bible Institute and graduated from Indiana Christian University where he earned his Bachelor of Theology degree. He received an Honorary Doctor of Divinity Degree in 1979 from Olivet Nazarene University where he served on the Board of Trustees from 1961 to 1994. He served 20 of those years on the executive committee and 19 years as board secretary.

Rev. Dr. Jewell conducted a weekly radio program for 21 years. He was active on the Indianapolis District and general level of the Church of the Nazarene, having served as: District Nazarene Young Peoples Society (NYPS) President, District Church School Chairman, District Advisory Board Member, District Secretary, District Board of Ministerial Studies, District Board of Ministerial Credential and Interim Assistant District Superintendent. Rev. Dr. Jewell served one term on the General Board of the International Church of the Nazarene and was recording secretary for the Department of Christian Life/Sunday School. He served as an Instructor in the District Ministerial Training Institute for 25 years.

Born June 6, 1927, in Greenwood, Rev. Dr. Jewell was the son of Daniel Wesley and Lillie Mae Dewese Jewell. On November 21, 1946, he married Marjorie Lucille Wilson and she survives.

In addition to his wife, survivors include sons, David (Rosetta) Jewell of Bradley, Illinois, Kenneth (Linda) Jewell of Gwynneville, and Paul (Trudy) and John (Cynthia) Jewell, both of Ripon, California; 15 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.

Rev. Dr. Jewell was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Rev. E. Ray and Lowell Jewell; sisters, Lois Taylor and Alberta Jewell; a stepsister, Darlene Durham; and a great-grandson, Luke Childs.

Memorials to the Southwest Church of the Nazarene, 4797 Tincher Road, Indianapolis, IN 46277 or Hospice of Kankakee Valley, 482 Main St NW, Bourbonnais, IL 60914.

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