Jewell Canada Mier, the daughter of William T. Sheets and Rosa Hughes Sheets, was born Feb. 2, 1919, at Randles and died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2003, at her home in Cape Girardeau at the age of 84.
On March 21, 1933, she was united in marriage to Landon F. Mier at Benton, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 22, 1997.
She was a member of the Gospel Kingdom Church located in Jonesboro, Ill.
She worked for Indland Shoe Factory in Advance for over 12 years.
Survivors include four sons, Larry W. Mier of Advance, Michael D. Mier of Houston, Texas, Jim E. Mier of Friedheim, and Frank B. Mier of San Carlos, Calif.; 12 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one son, Bennie L. Mier in 2001; three brothers; and three sisters.
Visitation was held from 4-8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, 2003, at Ford & Sons Mt. Auburn Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, 2003, at Ford & Sons Mt. Auburn Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau with Rev. Bon Reynolds and Rev. Cletus Benfield officiating.
Interment followed in Friends Cemetery in Oran.