Mount Vernon News
  • Jewell A. Forby

  • October 12, 2010

CENTERBURG — Jewell Anne (Kah) Forby, 64, of Centerburg, left this life unexpectedly Monday, Oct. 11, 2010, but has now found comfort in God’s arms.

She leaves behind a loving husband, George with whom she celebrated 44 years of marriage just two days before her passing. Also left to cherish her memory are children, Julie (David) Osborne Sr., Melissa Short, Bill (Carla) Forby and Tim (Tessa) Forby. Her grandchildren were the joy of her life. “Nanny” will be sadly missed by David Jr., Tara, Selena, Jacob, Victoria and Tatum. She is also survived by a sister, Sandy (Don) Spencer of Tennessee.

She was preceded in death by parents, William and Neva (Jewell) Kah; and grandchildren, Seth and Brianne.

A kind and gentle soul, she will be remembered most for her love and dedication to her family.

Services will be held Wednesday at 3 p.m. at the Centerburg Church of Christ, where her family will receive friends two hours prior to the service. Burial will follow in Rich Hill Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Jewell’s name in care of DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, P.O. Box 238, Sunbury, OH 43074, to assist with final expenses. Condolences may be expressed to

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