|Birth: ||Dec. 7, 1912|
|Death: ||Mar. 14, 2004|
Mrs. Cassie Odell Taylor-Chambers, a resident of Somerville and native Fayette Countian, died at 6 a.m. March 14, 2004, at the National Healthcare Center in Somerville where she had been a resident for the past nineteen months. She was 92 years of age and died following an extended illness of several years. Funeral services were conducted at 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 16th at the Peebles Funeral Chapel in Somerville with Dr. Leo Powers, Minister of the Somerville Church of Christ, officiating. He was assisted by Ministers Phil Baucom and Robert Brown. Interment was in the Somerville City Cemetery. Peebles Fayette County Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Chambers was born December 7, 1912 in the Macon Community of Fayette County, the daughter of the late James L. Taylor and the late Cora Sain Taylor. She was educated in the Fayette County Public School system and was married in 1932 to Alfred Maurice Chambers, former contractor and carpenter, who preceded her in death on October 4, 1981. Mrs. Chambers was a homemaker and sales person throughout her life. She was employed for a number of years in the portrait studio of Goldsmith's Department Stores in Memphis before her retirement. She had been a resident of Fayette and Shelby Counties for most of her life and was a longtime member of the Church of Christ with memberships at the Macon Road Church of Christ in Memphis and in recent years at the Somerville Church of Christ. Her interests included traveling, sewing and flower gardening as long as health permitted. She will be remembered as a person with Christian principles with a life long concern and support to her family.
Mrs. Chambers is survived by two daughters, Janie Joyce Anderson and Charlotte Baucom, both of Memphis; two sons, Calvin Chambers of Memphis, Shirley Chambers of Moscow; two sisters, Opal Tapp and Janie Dilliard, both of Somerville; nine grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.
Casketbearers were Jarod Anderson, Nicholas Baucom, James Chambers, Calvin Chambers, Jr., Ryan Hampton and Kevin Waller. The family request that memorials be made to the Scholarship Fund of the Church of Christ.
Published in the Fayette County Review - Fayette Co TN - March 2004
Alfred Maurice Chambers (1903 - 1981)*
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