Dyer, Dennis Avery

Insurance Agent Taught And Coached At Gordon Lee High School

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Dennis Avery Dyer, 65, passed away on Tuesday, November 13, 2018.

He grew up in Trion with his loving family. Dennis was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia area. He was a graduate of Trion High School and Berry College. Earlier in life, Dennis taught and coached at Gordon Lee High School. He worked as an insurance agent for 38 years and also attended Silverdale Baptist Church. 

He is preceded in death by his parents, John and Myra Dyer.

Survivors include his loving wife of 38 years, Mary Ann Michaels Dyer; daughters, Laura (John) Whitely, Emily Dyer and Mary Beth (Josh) Tart; brother, Jerrell Dyer; grandchildren, Claire Tart, Maggie Tart, Greyson Whitely and Conley Jane Dyer; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home chapel.

Flowers may be sent to the funeral home or memorial contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation.

Visit www.heritagebattlefield.com to view the memorial page and to post condolences.

Family will receive friends from noon-3 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home.

Arrangements by Heritage Funeral Home - Ft. Oglethorpe.


Jones, Finnis L.

Zackery, Clarissa J.

Poole, Thelma


Finnis L. Jones, 68, passed away on Tuesday, July 16, 2019, in Atlanta, Georgia. Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodd’s Ave., 423 622-9995. (click for more)

Clarrissa J. Zackery, 51, of Chattanooga, passed away on Monday, July 15, 2019 in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc. (click for more)

Thelma Poole, 88, of Chattanooga, passed away on Monday, July 15, 2019 at her residence. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc. (click for more)


Obituaries

Jones, Finnis L.

Finnis L. Jones, 68, passed away on Tuesday, July 16, 2019, in Atlanta, Georgia. Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodd’s Ave., 423 622-9995. (click for more)

Zackery, Clarissa J.

Clarrissa J. Zackery, 51, of Chattanooga, passed away on Monday, July 15, 2019 in a local hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc. (click for more)

Area Obituaries

Goddard, Johnnie Ruth (Dalton)

Johnnie Ruth Goddard, age 89, of the Pleasant Grove Community, Dalton, passed away Saturday, June 22, 2019 at Hamilton Medical Center. She was preceded in death by her parents, Theodore and Mezza Mae Walker; son, Jimmy Ray Goddard; sisters, Marie Pearson and Ophelia Gowin; and brothers, Alvin and Kenneth Walker. Mrs. Goddard was a member of Grove Level Baptist Church. She ... (click for more)

Hatfield, Mae Edith (Jasper)

As the angels sang, the Lord called Mae Edith Hatfield home on Friday, June 21, 2019. Edith lived her entire life in the Jasper, Tn. area where she raised her family. She had worked for numerous businesses in this area as a housekeeper and cook. Edith was known for her hard work and dedication to each of her employers. Edith was of the Baptist faith and loved her Lord and ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Shots Fired Through Locked Door Killed Man, Injured 2 Others Near UTC Campus; Omerrieal Woods Had Been Released On Federal Bond

Chattanooga Police said the incident in which one man was killed and two others injured at an apartment near the UTC campus involved shots being fired through a locked door. Police have arrested both suspects involved in the fatal shooting Sunday. Omerrieal Woods was apprehended Monday evening by the Chattanooga Police Department's Fugitive Unit with assistance from the ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Man Who Spent Over 14 Years At Brushy Mountain Set To Go Back Behind Bars

A Chattanooga man who spent 14 1/2 years at Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary is set to go back behind bars. Gary Dewayne Cross, 42, on Tuesday was sentenced by Judge Travis McDonough to serve eight years in federal prison. He had initially been facing much more time with an initial guideline range of 262-327 months due to his meeting the category of an armed career criminal. ... (click for more)