Jamie “Jamesey” Jawort, 54, of Busby and Lockwood, who cared for foster children and worked as a certified nursing assistant, died Jan. 27, 2013, in the Billings Clinic.
Sestoto’rr’ (Cedar Tree Woman) was born Feb. 22, 1958, in Crow Agency, a daughter of James and Pearl Teeth Wolfblack. She graduated from Billings Business College in 1975. She remained close to her former husband, Tex Jawort.
She became a foster mother of countless kids – many of whom were special needs children – and worked as a nursing assistant. One of her last jobs was working at the Montana Rescue Mission store downtown.
Survivors include sons, Buddy Cruz, Justin, Adrian and Joram Jawort; sisters, Edith Firebear and Gladys Wolfblack; brothers, Clyde and Wesley Wolfblack; six grandchildren; and her extended family, including the Teeth, Wolfblack, White Dirt and Morrison families.
Wake services will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, in the Busby Pentecostal Church of God. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Feb. 1 in the Chapel of Hope Assembly of God Church in Lockwood. Private interment will be held at later. Bullis Mortuary has been entrusted with the arrangements.