Jewel M. Costa, 86, of Monticello, died on May 10, 2020, in Monticello.

She was born on October 21, 1933, in Lake Village and was the daughter of the late Jesse J. Pitchford and the late Mary Emma (McClendon) Pitchford.

Mrs. Costa helped run Pitchford’s Café in Lake Village for years.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, James Pitchford and Stanley Brinkley; and two sisters, Jessie Marie Wright and Louise Franklin Johnson.

She is survived by one daughter, Debbie Goodman and one son, Fred Goodman of Los Angeles, California; and several nieces, nephews, and friends.

Cremation arrangements are by Bishop-King Funeral Home of Lake Village, Arkansas.