Jewl was born February 26, 1909 at Eldorado, Oklahoma to parents John H. Brinkman and Myrtle Annie "Taylor" Brinkman. She married Jack Walker at Altus on October 14th, 1930. They enjoyed many years of marriage and were co-owners of an automotive shop in Altus. Jack preceded her in death on March 23, 1987. Jewel was an active lady. She received an education in business and was one of the first women pilots. Jewel was also a member of St. Pauls Episcopal Church.
She is survived by cousins, Genevieve Barker of Altus, Gerry Garlow of Lawton, Ophelia Street of Altus, Velva Mae Watts of Temple, Texas, Edward Brinkman of Corpus Christie, Texas and Gwen Miller of Headrick; niece, Bonita G. Butler of Running Springs, California; Nephew, Bert E. Dowdy of Honolulu, Hawaii and many other relatives and friends.
St. Paul Episcopal
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