Journal-Times (Grayson, KY)


October 1, 2012

Jewel Irene McDavid


08/23/2012 — Jewel Irene McDavid, born September 23, 1920, in Carter County, died Sunday morning, September 30, 2012, of cardiac arrest. She was a retired employee of Western Publishing Company and a long-time resident of Genesis Multi-Medical Center Nursing Home in Towson, Md., where she was sometimes referred to as "the poet-laureate of Multi-Medical".

Mrs. McDavid was a member of the Woodbrook Baptist Church of Baltimore, Md., formerly the Eutaw Place Baptist Church. She was the daughter of the late Thomas and Sarah Salyers of Ashland and is survived by her daughter, Janice Kuntz; sons-in-law, Richard Kuntz of Great Falls, Va., and James LaPorte of Grayson; and granddaughters, Lisa Babbitt of Portsmouth, R.I. and Christina Kuntz of Winchester, Va.

Visitation is scheduled for Wednesday evening from 6 to 9 p.m. at Malone Funeral Home, Grayson. Funeral services will be Thursday, October 4, 2012, at 11 a.m. by Jonathan Babbitt at Malone Funeral Home. Interment will be at East Carter County Memory Gardens. 

Condolences may be sent to the McDavid family at

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