August 26, 2007. Kinston, NC.. A funeral for Spc. Steven R. Jewell was held at the Pine Lawn Memorial Park in Kinston, NC. Spc. Jewell was killed in a helicopter crash near the Iraqi city of Fallujah on August 14, 2007.. Members of the Patriot Guard, a motorcycle group set up to protect the funerals of fallen soldiers from protesters, stands at the road leading to Spc. Jewell's gravesite.. .