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Jewell Ruth (Dodson) Roper

June 13, 1926 — February 16, 2020


Jewell Ruth (Dodson) Roper,

93, of Indianapolis, passed away February 16, 2020.  She was born in Fulton County, GA to the late Paul and Gertrude Dodson on June 13, 1926.  Jewell was an underwriter for an insurance company for many years.

She was predeceased by her parents, four sisters and four brothers.

She is survived by her three children, Stephen (Lisa) Roper of Zionsville, IN; William Roper of Los Angeles, CA; and Charlene (Ken) Stark of Brevard, NC; grandchildren, Stephanie Watson, Breck Roper, Lindsay Engle, Whitney Roper, Jennifer Gebhardt, and Julie Carson; step-grandchildren, Cameron Travis, Eryn Baccari, Curtis Stark and Aaran Stark; and 17 great-grandchildren.

Services will be held on Thursday, February 20th at ARN Funeral & Cremation Services, 11411 N. Michigan Rd., Zionsville, IN from 4 – 7 PM.  Inurnment will take place at a later date in Holly Hill Memorial Park of Fairburn, GA.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Dementia Society of America.

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Thursday, February 20, 2020

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

A.R.N. Funeral and Cremation Services

11411 North Michigan Road, Zionsville, IN 46077

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