Jewel Elizabeth Farrar
Jewel Elizabeth Farrar
  • July 17, 1915 - May 27, 2017
  • Ooltewah, Tennessee

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Jewel Elizabeth Watson Farrar - age 101, of Ooltewah, Tennessee, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 27, 2017.
Jewel was preceded in death by her husband, John Lewis Farrar, her parents, Galia Stewart Watson and William Lafayette Watson, and her siblings who were all from Camden, Tennessee, four sisters, Magaldine Smith, Mina Butler, Pearl Floyd and Linda Cagle, and three brothers, Rev. Robert Watson, Earl Watson, and Sam Watson.
She was a 50 year+ member of Ooltewah Baptist Church and a member of the Maggie Watts Sunday School Class. She was a loving mother, grandmother and foster parent for 28 children. She was foster parent of the year in 1981.
Jewel is survived by four children who share her loving memory. Three daughters, Shirley Wagoner, Judy (Vernon) Miller, of Highland, IN, Brenda (Al) Smith, and one son, Jimmy (Mary) Farrar. She had two grandsons, Andy Wagoner and Alan (Angie) Wagoner, five great grandchildren, Lindsay Wagoner, Alisha Griffith, Chelsie Amos, Cynthia and Katie Wagoner and a one great-great granddaughter, Aubrhy Holcomb.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 30, 2017, at Ooltewah Baptist Church with Rev. Michael Bradley officiating. Interment will follow in Ooltewah Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Tuesday at the church.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Ooltewah Baptist Church, 5514 Main Street, Ooltewah, TN 37363 or the Chambliss Center for Children at
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Arrangements by Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, Valley View Chapel, 7414 Old Lee Highway, Chattanooga, TN 37421.