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September 23, 2023

Jewel Carolyn Stroupe

Jewel Carolyn Stroupe

Jewel Carolyn Stroupe, 71, of Taylorsville, passed away on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at her residence.

She was born May 13, 1949, in Lincoln County, to the late Richard Harvey and Louise Hoppers Stroupe. Jewel enjoyed raising flowers and vegetables. Jewel loved the outdoors, she was an observer of nature and all the wonders of life. Prepared, with her hiking boots laced up, she explored the beauty of this world at her leisure. She shared this joy of observing, seeking, and loving life all around with her family. We will miss her charisma on the trails as she explores the next world.

Those left to cherish the memories of Ms. Stroupe include a daughter, Julia Reynolds of Lincolnton; a son, Terry Reynolds of Anchorage, Alaska; brother, Danny Stroupe of Crouse; seven sisters, Brenda Anthony of Wilkesboro, Pam Weaver of Saulee, Florida, Joyce Smith of Vale, Betty Bairdain of Yulee, Florida, Maude Stroupe of Morganton, Linda Stroupe of Taylorsville, and Rita Stroupe of Yulee, Florida; four grandchildren, James and Alexis Mcgill, and Jonas and Jaden Reynolds; along with nieces and nephews.

Visitation for the Stroupe Family will be held at Alexander Funeral Service on Wednesday, November 25, 2020 from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. A celebration of life for Ms. Stroupe will be conducted at Julian Price Park in May of 2021.

Services have been entrusted to Alexander Funeral and Cremation Service, where condolences may be sent to


  1. Wendy Forquer on November 18, 2020 at 10:47 am

    I worked with Jewel several times at the convenience site. She was a hard person to know but she was kind to me. My heart felt sympathy goes out to her family.

  2. Dianne Daniels on November 18, 2020 at 6:59 pm

    I loved her! When I went to the Ellendale Convenience Center she always made sure to give my dogs a treat. Always sweet and kind💔

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