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Jewell (Miller) Dyer

September 10, 1928 ~ March 6, 2019 (age 90)

Jewell Miller Dyer, 90, of East Ridge, reached her final destination into the arms of Jesus on March 6, 2019.

The psalmist tells us “precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints”. Leaving a loving family, 3 children (one deceased), 6 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, 3 great great-grandchildren, a brother and sister, and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Born to Chester Miller and Lois McDaniel, Jewell grew up in Chattanooga, and although she spent a decade in Vero Beach, Florida, most of her ninety years were spent in the Chattanooga area.

Jewell worked for Family and Children’s Services as a Homemaker before her retirement. In Florida she worked for various fruit packing plants. She assisted the Rev. Ella Martin with work for Miracle Lighthouse.

She was a charter member of the East Ridge Church of God (now the Crossing). Her faith was most important to her. 

Jewell was predeceased by her husband Harlis Dyer Sr; daughter, Kila Clements Gasaway;  sister, Wanda Jones Taylor; great grandson, Alex Clements. 

Survivors include son, Harlis Dyer, Jr. (Penny); daughter, LaBreeska/Breezy Massey (Lynn); grandchildren, David, Michael, and Jason Clements, Adam Massey, Courtney Sharp, and Meredith Dyer; seven great-grandchildren; sister, Dorothy Hardeman Petty; brother, Melvin Miller. 

A funeral service will be held at 12:00 Noon on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at The Crossing Church, 7501 Standifer Gap Road with Pastor Terry Harris officiating. A private interment will be held next week in Beautiful Greenwood Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Crossing Church ( 

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Visitation will held 4-8 pm on Friday March 8 at Heritage Funeral Home, East Brainerd Chapel. Jewell will lie in state from 10-12 PM on Saturday at the church.

Arrangements entrusted to Heritage funeral home, East Brainerd Chapel.


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