Jewell Louise Steele Derrick, 90, lifetime member of St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church

Jewell Louise Steele Derrick died peacefully Feb. 3, 2014, at the age of 90.

Mrs. Derrick was a lifetime member of St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, former member of the church choir and member of Happy Hearts

She was born Dec. 14, 1923, in Lexington County and was preceded in death by her parents, Webster M. and Lillian Crout Steele; her husband, Carl S. Derrick; and brother, Heyward Steele

Surviving are her son, John C. Derrick (Julia Ann), of Lexington; daughters, Linda D. Keisler (Melvin), of Gilbert and Rebecca D. Rawson (Gary), of Lexington; sisters, Joyce (Billy) Neese, Grace (Alton) Harmon and Sylvia (Bob) Johnson; brother, Coolidge (Alvilda) Steele; grandchildren, Perry Derrick (Shannon), Jana Stanley (Grant), Craig Watts and Amy Monts (Travis); and nine great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, at Barr-Price Funeral Home, Lexington Chapel. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church with the Rev. Bob Helton officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.

Memorials may be made to St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, 1273 Calks Ferry Road, Lexington, SC 29072.

The family would like to express special thanks to, Jack and Hazel Clarke, Amelia Brock and staff of Lexington Extended Care Lexington Trace.

Please leave online condolences for the family at Barr-Price Funeral Home.


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