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Belvia Ann (Trahan) Jowell

April 3, 1936 ~ December 27, 2018 (age 82)

Belvia Ann Jowell, 82 of Orange, Texas was peacefully called home to meet her maker on December 27, 2018, in Beaumont, TX at Harbor Hospice of Beaumont.

Born in Orange, TX on April 3, 1936, she was the last living of 7 siblings. Daughter of L.W. Trahan SR & Gertrude Trahan. Belvia started her nursing career as an LVN at Orange Memorial Hospital in Orange, TX. She loved all fields of nursing care but her passion was taking care of the newborns. She was an avid fisherwoman who's 2nd home was Toledo Bend Lake. She could stay on the water with the best of them. She was a lover of nature & enjoyed watching birds, butterflies, squirrels & all other God made creatures in her back yard that she adorned with beautiful plants & flowers. She also loved to work in her yard & garden. She was a faithful member of Cowboy Church of Orange County & absolutely loved her church family & to serve & worship our Heavenly Father.

She was preceded in death by her parents, L.W. Trahan SR & Gertrude Trahan. She was the last living sibling of 4 sisters, Marie "Tut" Perry, Mable Stansbury, Gerdia Shoemaker, Sheila Marburger, 2 brothers; Jay Trahan & L.W. "Bubby" Trahan JR.

She is survived by her dear husband of 62 years, E.C. Jowell JR; loving Momma to children, Harry Jowell SR & wife Paula of Orange, Betsy Pevey & husband Dwain of Buna & Janet Jowell of Orange; lovingly known as MoMo, Mo Baby or Mo Jo to grandchildren, Harry Dale Jowell JR & wife Kim, Mike Pevey & wife Lucretia, Luke Jason Jowell, Tricia Pevey, Casey Pevey Pope & Jake McMillan. Last but definitely not least she is also survived by great grandchildren that were so blessed to have her in their lives as long as she was & she adored them; Harrison, Claire & Kirk Jowell, Adam "AJ" & Ethan Pope, Ryan, Layne & Slaydon Pevey, Keileigh Folsom, Samantha Pevey & Joshua Powell. As well as many other extended family members that she held close to her heart.

Per our sweet angels wishes, there will not be a service or memorial, but please feel free to share memories, prayers & well wishes with the family. Our matriarch will deeply be missed & is loved beyond measure.

A note was found leaving us all some wisdom: To ALL My Kids-Life is teaching you some painful lessons. But it's from adversity that strength is born. You may have lost the inning, but I know you'll win the game. Love, Mom. 

The family would like to extend a thank you to Kelli Arfeen, Harbor Hospice of Beaumont & the nursing staff for the help, compassion & love during this time.

Arrangements were made under the direction of Dorman Funeral Home.

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