Gianna Sophie Jewett


On September 24, 2022, Gianna Sophie Jewett left this world suddenly at the tender age of 17, leaving behind many broken hearts. Gianna was born on February 27, 2005 in Wiesbaden, Germany to Scott Edward Jewett and Barbara Ann (Chucknick) Jewett. 

Gianna was a senior at Nixon-Smiley High School. She was a member of the NHS, she loved playing clarinet in the Nixon-Smiley High School Band, reading, and watching Anime. Though her greatest loves were video gaming and hanging out with friends or her many pets.

Gianna is preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Merle Richard Chucknick. She is dearly missed by her parents, Scott and Barbara; half-brother, Jared Flieller; maternal grandmother, Carol Chucknick; paternal grandmother, Paula Jewett; paternal grandfather Charles Jewett (Elizabeth); as well as many aunts, uncles, other loving family, and many friends. Her shining light will never fade.

A Celebration of Gianna’s Life and visitation with the family will be held on Wednesday, October 5, 2022, 5:00pm-8:00pm at First Baptist Church of Nixon, 403 N. Texas Avenue, Nixon, Texas. Black attire optional.

A graveside service will be held on Thursday, October 6, 2022. 2:15pm, at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. Pastor Terry Davis will be officiant of the services.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Gianna Jewett Memorial Scholarship Fund which will provide one or more scholarships to Nixon-Smiley High School Band students. You may donate in the following ways:

By mail to Scott or Barbara Jewett, c/o Third Coast Bank, The Gianna Jewett Memorial Account, 200 N. Nixon Ave., Nixon, TX 78140

Cash App:  $GSJMScholarship