Jerrold Don Madewell passed away Friday, Dec. 13, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas following a lengthy illness.
Jerrold Don was born Oct. 22, 1949 to J.D. and Marie Madewell in Palestine, Texas. He graduated from Palestine High School in 1969. Following his honorable discharge from the U.S. Army, Don managed several hotel properties in Texas and Virginia including Holiday Inn, Roadrunner Inn and Econo Lodge. He returned to Texas in 2002 where he worked and retired from DFW Airport.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Marie Madewell.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Linda; father, J.D. Madewell; sisters, Gayle Biggers and husband Mike of Colleyville, Texas; and Debbie Vixtha and husband Fernando of Palestine.