The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

June 9, 2013


Enid News & Eagle

— Mr. and Mrs. Leon E. Jewell will celebrate their 55th anniversary June 12.

Leon E. Jewell and Nancy Lynn Bradshaw were married June 12, 1956, at Waynoka United Methodist Church. The Rev. Nelson Bradshaw, father of the bride, officiated.

After two years in the U.S. Army in New York City, where Leon played trumpet with the post band at the Brooklyn Army Terminal, the Jewells were hired by Enid Public Schools.

Leon began his career as the band director at Emerson and later transferred to Waller Junior High.

Nancy was hired to teach English and Spanish in the Enid Public School system. Both retired from Waller Junior High School.

They are members of First United Church.

They have one daughter, Tracy, of Enid.