Jewel Christine Daniel-Marta, 93, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, August 30, 2019 in Grove, OK. She was born on July 14, 1926 in Poteau, OK to her parents, Arthur Daniel and Myrtle Turner-Daniel.
Jewel graduated from Aztec High School, Aztec, NM. She moved to California and met her husband Lucky Schrom. Then they moved to Grangeville, Idaho where she had her 4 daughters. In 1962 they moved to Oklahoma and settled down to raise their children and provide for their family.
Jewel loved to cook, so much she and her husband John Marta opened Grand Cherokee Dining in 1963. Located at the Spavinaw Y. They baked many delicious birthday cakes and other celebration cakes for families all over the Northeast Counties of Oklahoma.Jewel was a member of Southside Church Of Christ of Jay, OK. She enjoyed gardening, quilting, spending time with her family and her precious grandchildren.
Jewel is preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Myrtle Daniel; her husbands; 4 siblings and her daughter, Rhonda Wilson.
She is survived by her children, Mike Marta and wife Gerrie of Wisconsin, Franna Rowe and husband Ron of Grove, OK, Patty Moody and husband Scott of Eucha, OK, Paula Bendixon and husband Ed of Wisconsin; Jean Bingham and husband Larry of Eucha, OK, Lee Stock and wife Sherry of Afton, OK, Rob Marta and wife Patty of Grove, OK; sister, Wanda Pennington of Show Low, AZ; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and friends.
Jewel’s family visitation to greet friends will be held on Monday, September 2, 2019 from 5:00-7:00pm at Lawson’s Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, 311 W. Gray St., Jay, OK 74346. Jewel’s Celebration Of Life Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at 2:00pm, Southside Church Of Christ, 1506 US-59, Jay, OK 74346. Burial will be held at Duffield Cemetery, Jay, OK. Arrangements are entrusted to Lawson’s Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, 311 W. Gray St., Jay, OK 74346 with Shaunda J. Lawson, 3rd Generation Owner/Funeral Director and Staff.