Diana Ruth Chambers


Mrs. Diana Ruth Chambers, age 79, Jonesborough, passed away Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at her residence.
Mrs. Chambers was born in Telford and the daughter of the late Raymond & Verna Grace Teague Dykes. She was also preceded in death by a son, Mike Chambers, and two sisters, Betty Dykes Alford and Helen Dykes Miller.
She was a member of Jonesborough Second Baptist Church.
Mrs. Chambers was a waitress at the Waffle House for twenty-five years. Her life was her children and grandchildren. She loved UT Football and NASCAR, especially Dale Earnhardt.
Survivors include three children, Sheri Mitchell (Don), Mark Chambers (Abby) and Pat Chambers (Myra); grandchildren, Mikayla Chambers, Nikkie Stange, Dusty Chambers, Booshay Lenoir, and Keesha Lenoir; and several step-grandchildren; brothers, Larry Dykes (Louise), Robert Earl Dykes (Ruth), Albert Dykes (Marie), Carl Dykes (Jeannette), John Dykes (Mary) and Raymond Dykes (Rhonda); sisters, Ellen Laws, Verna Hughes (Buddy) and Sue Campbell (Vaughn); and several nephews and nieces.
The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 pm Monday, May 7, 2018 at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home.
Graveside services will be conducted 2:00 pm Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at Maple Lawn Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Buddy Laws, Ryan Laws, Chris Clay, Dusty Chambers, Booshay Lenoir and Ben Waddell.

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Mark and Pat, I am so very sorry to hear of your mothers passing. May God watch over you and your spouses children and the rest of your family. I never really had the chance to meet your mom but she must have been a wonderful lady because she raised 3 amazing sons. I didnt forget Mike, I did have the pleasure of spending time with him and know they are together once again. God Bless You Both and again I am so very sorry.
05-06-2018 Dawn Buchanan-Watson
I am so sorry for your loss. Ruth was such a sweet lady and was nice to everyone. This is a big loss for you all and I am so sorry. I know it's hard, but you all have gained such a beautiful, sweet Guardian Angel. I like to think she's in Heaven servin up waffles and some scattered, smothered & covered hash browns. I love you all and if you need anything please don't hesitate to ask. ~Dawn~
05-05-2018 Kerri Miller
It's hard to believe this lady, who was one of the strongest, kindest, most generous and loving persons I've ever known, is no longer here. I'm grateful that I was part of her family so that I had the honor of knowing her. She showed her kids what it meant to be tough and self-sufficient and because of that, I know the healing process will be difficult, but no doubt you will do it to honor her because she wouldn't want you to cry over her for long. I will miss her, miss her laugh and always remember the love she showed me. So sorry for the tremendous loss in your life. I will keep you in my prayers.


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