Jewell Effler Autrey, 65, beloved wife, mother, and grandmother passed away on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at Mission Hospital in Asheville, NC. She was born in McDowell County but lived most of her life in Yancey County (Busick). She was proceeded in death by her parents Leota and Troy Effler; granddaughter Annabell Autrey and niece, Alexandra Effler.
She is survived by her husband of 42 years, Sonny Autrey; brother, William Effler; sons: Clint (Rebecca) and Clay (Lauren); three grandsons: Emerson, Wyatt, and Tucker Autrey; sister-in-law, Gurley Effler and nephew, Troy Effler.
Jewell spent the majority of her life (30 years) running the Mount Mitchell View Restaurant where she gave many in the community their first jobs. She also worked at Maryland Tech and Baxter’s in North Cove. Jewell enjoyed cooking, traveling, and spending time with her friends and family.
Her request of having no services will be honored by her family.
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