Jewell Odell (Dickerson) KEGLEY

News Death Notice

KEGLEY, Jewell Odell (Dickerson) age 87, formerly of the Tipp City area, of Brookville, passed away on Wednesday, February 5, 2014. She was a licensed cosmetologist, and former owner and operator of Kegley Beauty Shop in the downtown Dayton area. Odell was a longtime member of the Huber Heights Church of God, and was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother who will be greatly missed. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law: Pat & Jerry Townsend of The Villages, FL, sons and daughters-in-law: Dan & Gwen Kegley of Tipp City, and Tim & Ronda Kegley of Brookville, grandchildren: Brian Townsend, Jeff (Diane) Townsend, Kristen (Jason) Visser, Jennifer (Alex) Jordan, Jeff (Anji) Kegley, Preston (Erica) Kegley, Rawlin (Jyllian) Kegley, and Brent Kegley, 10 great grandchildren, brothers: John, June (Joann), Buel and Delmaine (Carole) Dickerson, sister: Glendale Boggs of Kettering, sister-in-law: Jean (Ray) Young of Tipp City, and many other family members and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband: John Joel Kegley in 1998, parents: Elijah & Mollie (Gillum) Dickerson, granddaughter: Danise Kegley, and siblings: Wilson, Earl, Beecher and Eugene Dickerson, Inez Townsend, and J.T. Dickerson. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 8, 2014 at the Kindred Funeral Home (400 Union Blvd., Englewood) with Pastor Roger Hamilton officiating. Interment will follow the service at Forest Hills Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 11:30 a.m. until time of service at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to the Huber Heights Church of God, envelopes will be provided. Condolences may be sent to the family online at

Funeral Home

Kindred Funeral Home
400 Union Boulevard Englewood, OH 45322
(937) 832-2600

Published in Dayton Daily News on Feb. 7, 2014