Treva Jewell Koonce
April 27, 1933 -
October 16, 2020

Visitation

October 18, 2020
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Service 

October 19, 2020
11:00 AM

Interment

Obituary

Mrs. Treva Jewell Koonce, age 87, of Fayetteville, TN will be conducted at 11 AM on Monday, October 19, 2020 at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Larry Lindsey and Bro. Scott Nichols officiating. Burial will follow in Stewart Cemetery.

Jewell was born on April 27, 1933 in Madison County, AL to the late Ottis Lee and Louella Brooks Zumbro. Mrs. Koonce loved to cook, eat, tend to her flower beds and vegetable garden. She enjoyed traveling and gospel singing. Jewell was a member of the Howell Hill Baptist Church. She passed away on October 16, 2020 at Huntsville Hospital.

Survivors include her daughter, Sandra (Ricky) West; sons, Kenny Ray (Debbie) Koonce, and James Tony Koonce all of Fayetteville; grandchildren, Matt (Diana) West, Kerri (Chris) Shores, Justin (Rachel) Koonce; great-grandchildren, James Thomas West, Johnathan Matthew West, Jackson Tyler West, Olivia Paige West, RyLee Mae Shores, and Adalie Raegan Koonce; special friend, Marlena Price and Family; her church family at Howell Hill Baptist; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Jewell was preceded in death by her husband, James Wesley Koonce; three brothers; and four sisters.

Visitation with the family will be from 3 PM until 6 PM on Sunday, October 18, 2020 at Higgins Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Howell Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 312 East Prospect Road, Fayetteville, TN 37334.

Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Treva Jewell Koonce.

Video Services

20 Comments

  1. Celestia Wiseman

    Sorry to hear of your loss. I love her. She was a wonderful person

    Reply
  2. Lou mcpherson

    I loved this woman so much. Always smiling and loved everybody. So sorry for your loss. She will be greatly missed.

    Reply
  3. Tommy and Judy Perry

    Rest in Peace my dear friend This world lost a good person but God gained a angel

    Reply
  4. Ruby hicks hudgins.

    Aunt Jewell will be missed dearly. She’s now in heaven with uncle james. Will miss you until we meet again.

    Reply
  5. Brenda Burns

    I would like to tell you how truely Sorry we are for your loss.May be God be with each of you during this most difficult time .You are in our prayers .Love Mattie Mae Lewter Sawyers and Brenda Burns and Joe ,

    Reply
  6. James (Meaty ) Brown

    So sorry for you loss she was a very sweet lady..

    Reply
  7. Jennifer Webster

    My sweet Aunt Jewell! Always loving, compassionate and a woman who loved the Lord. I knew I was definitely loved by her and Uncle James, Sandra Kay, Kenny Ray and Tony. Aunt Jewell, dance in joy for you have reached your wondrous destination.

    Reply
  8. Candie Helums

    Aunt Jewell was a wonderful aunt an person she will be missed by many but we will reunite one day. She is up there with Mama an all the other family members gone before her I know she is singing loud ❤❤❤

    Reply
  9. Ken Pamplin

    Tony, Justin and family. So sorry to hear about Mrs. Jewel. She was such a sweet and kindhearted lady. My granny Moore thought the world of her and treasured their friendship when they worked at Serbin. Thinking of you all at this difficult time. God bless you all.

    Reply
  10. Randy & Lynn Dunn

    We are sorry to hear of Mrs Jewell passing. She will be missed as we pass by her home.

    Reply
  11. Lawanna Hale

    Such a precious lady! Will miss her.

    Reply
  12. Roberta Kidd

    So sorry to hear of your loss. Jewell was a classmate in high school and a special friend. She could always find a funny remark when the day was dreary. God bless all of you.

    Reply
  13. Carolyn mitchell

    I am so sorry to hear about Mrs Jewell. She was a precious lady. Loved her

    Reply
    • Angie,Gloria,Jeff,Terry, Shae and Bryson Sanders

      We are so sorry to hear of Ms Jewel’s passing. She was such a sweet lady. Our prayers are with you.

      Reply
  14. Pat Dillon

    I am so sorry for your loss. She was a real joy.

    Reply
  15. Jake and Emily snoddy

    May you rest in peace….jake and Emily snoddy

    Reply
  16. Jake and Emily snoddy

    May you rest in peace…..jake and Emily snoddy

    Reply
  17. Ernestine Fields

    The summers I spent with Aunt Jewel were so memorable. I treasure each time I spent with her and Uncle James. I will miss her so much. My love and sympathy to Sandra, Kenny, and Tony. My prayers are with all of you.

    Reply
  18. Kim Howard

    Aunt Jewell was a Kind and Loving lady that loved her Family and Friends! She will be truly missed. Love you but will see you again!

    Reply
  19. Wanda Shelton

    I am so sorry for your loss.

    Reply

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20 Comments

  1. Celestia Wiseman

    Sorry to hear of your loss. I love her. She was a wonderful person

    Reply
  2. Lou mcpherson

    I loved this woman so much. Always smiling and loved everybody. So sorry for your loss. She will be greatly missed.

    Reply
  3. Tommy and Judy Perry

    Rest in Peace my dear friend This world lost a good person but God gained a angel

    Reply
  4. Ruby hicks hudgins.

    Aunt Jewell will be missed dearly. She’s now in heaven with uncle james. Will miss you until we meet again.

    Reply
  5. Brenda Burns

    I would like to tell you how truely Sorry we are for your loss.May be God be with each of you during this most difficult time .You are in our prayers .Love Mattie Mae Lewter Sawyers and Brenda Burns and Joe ,

    Reply
  6. James (Meaty ) Brown

    So sorry for you loss she was a very sweet lady..

    Reply
  7. Jennifer Webster

    My sweet Aunt Jewell! Always loving, compassionate and a woman who loved the Lord. I knew I was definitely loved by her and Uncle James, Sandra Kay, Kenny Ray and Tony. Aunt Jewell, dance in joy for you have reached your wondrous destination.

    Reply
  8. Candie Helums

    Aunt Jewell was a wonderful aunt an person she will be missed by many but we will reunite one day. She is up there with Mama an all the other family members gone before her I know she is singing loud ❤❤❤

    Reply
  9. Ken Pamplin

    Tony, Justin and family. So sorry to hear about Mrs. Jewel. She was such a sweet and kindhearted lady. My granny Moore thought the world of her and treasured their friendship when they worked at Serbin. Thinking of you all at this difficult time. God bless you all.

    Reply
  10. Randy & Lynn Dunn

    We are sorry to hear of Mrs Jewell passing. She will be missed as we pass by her home.

    Reply
  11. Lawanna Hale

    Such a precious lady! Will miss her.

    Reply
  12. Roberta Kidd

    So sorry to hear of your loss. Jewell was a classmate in high school and a special friend. She could always find a funny remark when the day was dreary. God bless all of you.

    Reply
  13. Carolyn mitchell

    I am so sorry to hear about Mrs Jewell. She was a precious lady. Loved her

    Reply
    • Angie,Gloria,Jeff,Terry, Shae and Bryson Sanders

      We are so sorry to hear of Ms Jewel’s passing. She was such a sweet lady. Our prayers are with you.

      Reply
  14. Pat Dillon

    I am so sorry for your loss. She was a real joy.

    Reply
  15. Jake and Emily snoddy

    May you rest in peace….jake and Emily snoddy

    Reply
  16. Jake and Emily snoddy

    May you rest in peace…..jake and Emily snoddy

    Reply
  17. Ernestine Fields

    The summers I spent with Aunt Jewel were so memorable. I treasure each time I spent with her and Uncle James. I will miss her so much. My love and sympathy to Sandra, Kenny, and Tony. My prayers are with all of you.

    Reply
  18. Kim Howard

    Aunt Jewell was a Kind and Loving lady that loved her Family and Friends! She will be truly missed. Love you but will see you again!

    Reply
  19. Wanda Shelton

    I am so sorry for your loss.

    Reply

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