The family received friends on Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at 6 p.m. at Collins-Burke Funeral Home. Funeral services were held on Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at 11 a.m. in the Collins-Burke Chapel, with burial at Curry Cemetery. Wayne Williams will officiate, Collins-Burke Funeral Home will direct.
Chambless was preceded in death by her husband, William L. Chambless; infant child, Roberta Chambless; father, Marlin Elmore; mother, Minnie Bell Elmore; sister, Helen Chambless; and brothers, Robert Elmore and Carl Elmore.
She is survived by her sisters, Dorothy Owens, Carnell Grant and Opal Carter; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Bodie Self, Tony Hamilton, Jamie Hamilton, Cody Hamilton, Ace Hamilton and David Helms.