Jewell B. Gable, Jr., age 87 of Alabaster passed away Wednesday, November 23, 2016. He was preceded in death by his wife Mary Alice Gable. J. B. was a member of Hoover First United Methodist Church and retired from US Steel. He served in the US Army during the Korean War. Survivors include his longtime friend, Lorene Bates and her family. His graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, November 28, 2016 at Elmwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday from 1:00 p.m. until service time at the funeral home.