Jewell Henderson

October 4, 1934 ~ December 17, 2020 (age 86)


Jewell Henderson, 86, of Arma, KS, passed away on December 17, 2020, at Girard Medical Center in Girard, Kansas.
She was born on October 4, 1934 to Milton H. Pentecost and Lulu Mae (Henderson) Simms in Alton, Illinois. She was raised by her aunt and uncle Edward & Pearl Singleton

Jewell graduated college at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, with a Masters in Nursing. She worked in various Hospitals in Missouri, Kentucky, Kansas, and Oklahoma. Jewell was also a college professor of Nursing at Pittsburg State University.

She is survived by a sister, Elizabeth Atkinson of East St. Louis and a brother John Pentecost of Pasadena, CA; She is also survived by her special friend, Gerianne Bass of Pittsburg, KS.

She is preceded in death by her parents and a sister Peggy Advent.

Funeral services will be on Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020, at 11:00 AM in the Brenner Mortuary with Pastor Don Talent officiating. Burial will follow at Highland Park Cemetery. Memorial donations can be made to the Nursing Department at Pittsburg State University. The service will be live streamed on our website ( through Jewell's obituary page. Arrangements are under the direction of the Brenner Mortuary, 114 E. 4th St., Pittsburg, KS.

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December 22, 2020

11:00 AM
Brenner Mortuary
114 E. 4th St
Pittsburg, KS 66762

Video is available for this event

December 22, 2020

12:00 PM
Highland Park Cemetery
2025 S. Broadway
Pittsburg, KS 66762

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