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Jewell Irene Martin


November 3, 2016

Jewell Irene Martin

Jewell Irene Martin, 92, of Brevard, passed away Oct. 27, 2016.

A native of Apopka, Fla., she was the daughter of the late Reuben Milton and Myrtle Mae Wells. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, James Leon Martin and her brother, James C. Wells.

She and her husband built a home on Grand Bahama Island and there she created a library of books for young children in the settlement of Freetown, Bahamas. Friends in the United States, Canada and Europe would ship books to her for inclusion in the library.

She is survived by her four children, Dan Hodges a...

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