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“Had some good times back in the day. Sorry to hear of his passing. ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: Janet Harnagel Wood - Placentia, CA

“Dear Betty & Family, I just learned of Buds passing. I am so sorry. May God lift your hearts to know he is resting now in peace. No more struggles...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Lettie Twyman - Burlington, IA

“Betty: I am so sorry to hear of Bud's Passing. I do hope that God is with you to ease the pain of your loss. May He be with you to comfort you...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Don Lowenberg - Hot Springs, AR

“I remember Bud as a good man, a man of integrity. My condolences to his family on your loss. ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: Dan McGlynn - Washington, DC

“Dear Betty and Family, We are so very sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: Tina Strange - Polo, IL

“Deeply saddened by the loss of my Uncle Bud. So many wonderful memories of visits to the farm. As an adult, I loved having philosophical...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Martha Balster Haynes - Marquette, MI

“Leave a condolence or a memory. ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Jan Huff - Las Vegas, NV - friend

“Sending prayers for the family. Sorry for your loss ”
8 of 12 | Posted by: Jolena & Gary Graves - Gate, OK

“I have seen that this great man passed on into new life in the great beyond. Trusting that The Lord will give each of you the strength, courage,...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Ann Burns - Farmington, IA

“Our thoughts and prayers,are with you as we remember a wonderful man ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Leigh Church - reno, NV - niece

“Tim and Janet, Just wanted to express my condolences for the loss of your father/father-in-law. It is never easy to lose someone who has been so...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Debbie & Bill Kremers - Shawnee, KS

“Joe, Was so sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. May God comfort you and Deb and all your family at this time. We are thinking of you and know our...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Warren Parker - Manhattan, KS


Thank you, everyone, for the visits, calls, letters, cards, flowers, plants, and food. It was all appreciated very much, and a lovely reminder of how fortunate we are to live in such a caring community.

Bless you all,
Betty Jury and Family

Jewell E. "Bud" Jury, 85, of rural Farmington, Iowa, passed away at 9:02 a.m. Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at his home in rural Farmington.

Born October 27, 1929 near Farmington, Iowa, the son of Jewell E. and Ruby (Schumaker) Jury. He married Elizabeth "Betty" Rohdy on September 4, 1949 in Primrose, Iowa.

Survivors include his wife Betty of rural Farmington, children Carol Jury Knight of Coromandel Valley, South Australia, James (Ann) Jury of Farmington, Iowa, Mary (Bob) Dodds of Montrose, Iowa, Joseph (Debbie) Jury of Ingalls, Kansas, Timothy (Janet) Jury of Kansas City, Missouri and Robert (Yvette) Jury of Iowa City, Iowa; Twenty grandchildren, seventeen great grandchildren, three sisters Doris (Bob) Robinson of Parma, Ohio, Vivian Lawyer of Des Moines, Iowa and Llewellyn (Don) Balster of Marion, Iowa and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, son-in-law Keith Knight and one brother Joseph.

Bud was a graduate of Donnellson High School and attended Iowa State University. He was a retired farmer having farmed in Iowa and Kansas. He was a member of the Sharon Presbyterian Church, where he served on the Session, taught Sunday School and was a trustee. Bud served on the Harmony school board including as president. He was a member of the Farm Bureau. He was appointed by Governor Ray to the Iowa Judiciary Nominating Committee. Bud had been awarded Lee County Young Farmer of the Year and was a 4-H leader. He enjoyed all things related to agriculture, traveling, reading, old movies, music, history (especially the Civil War), his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Friends may call from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service, Saturday, January 31, 2015 at the Sharon Presbyterian Church in rural Farmington, Iowa. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday with Reverend Richard Eis officiating.

Burial will be at the Sharon Cemetery in rural Farmington.

A memorial has been established in his memory to the Sharon Presbyterian Church.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.schmitzlynkfuneral home.com The Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Homes is assisting the family with arrangements.