Mrs. Delores Ann Jewett, age 79, Johnson City, passed away Monday, February 18, 2019 at her residence.
Mrs. Jewett was born in Powellsville, NC and the daughter of the late Clarence & Margaret Askew Barnes.
Mrs. Jewett was a member of Trinity Baptist Church.
She was a 1st Lieutenant in the United States Air Force, having served during Vietnam. She was a Registered Nurse for 35 years. Mrs. Jewett received an Associated Degree of Divinity from Southeastern Theological Seminary at Wake Forest University. She was active in supporting her husband, who was a military chaplain, helping in his ministry and inspiring others to the knowledge of Jesus Christ. She was greatly loved by all her family and all who knew her. She volunteered with hospice, but most importantly, she was a wife, mom, grandma and follower of Jesus.
Survivors include her husband of 54 years, Russell “Eric” Jewett, Johnson City; sons, Michael Jewett (Kari) and Brian Jewett (Laura); daughter, Erika Matney (Russell); brothers, Phillips Barnes and Roy Barnes; sister, Darlene Castelloe; grandchildren, Luke Jewett, Hannah Jewett, Ben Jewett, Bethany Jewett, Seth Jewett, Chris Matney, Jonathan Matney and Elizabeth Matney.
Funeral services will be conducted 1:00 pm Thursday, February 21, 2019 at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home with Dr. Mark Harrod officiating. The family will receive friends from 12:00-1:00 pm Thursday prior to the service. Interment services will follow at Mountain Home National Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be family & friends.
Memorial donations may be made to Samaritan’s Purse PO Box 3000 Boone, NC 28607.
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|EULOGIES & CONDOLENCES|
||Ron and Lora Crowder
|Our condolences to the Jewett family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.|
|Thought & prayers are with you. |
||John and Mary Luongo
|We were very sorry to hear about your Mom. You and your family have our deepest sympathies.|
||Gary Woods and Sharon Woods
|We are very sorry for your loss. She was a very
||Bill & Geraldean Lewis
|Dr. & Mrs. Jewett Our Love, Prayers & Condolences
are with the Family at this time. May Gods Love
Comfort you all. Bill & Geraldean Lewis|
||Gene & Kristie Bradburn
|We're so very sorry to hear of the passing of your dear
Momma. Praying the Lord hold you all in the palm of his
|Sending prayers, love & my thoughts
are with y'all in this time. I am
extremely sorry for your loss. Aunt
Dee will be missed but at least she is
now with mom & Aunt Judy probably
having their laugh fest. I won't be
able to be there only in spirit. Much
love to you Uncle Eric, Mike, Brian, &
||Rena' & Brent Barnes
|We are so incredibly sorry to hear about Aunt
Dee!!! Your entire family is in our thoughts
and Prayers!!! Sending LOVE to everyone. Sure
wish we could be there. Hugs and prayers from
all of the Barnes' in North Carolina!!!|
|Dr Michael and Kari so sorry for your loss.You
were the best in taking care of my Mom and Dad, Bob
and Connie Hughes.Forever grateful for your caring
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