Emory D. Chambers
Funeral services for Emory D. Chambers, 77, of Demorest, were held at 2 p.m. Monday, March 24, at Return Baptist Church with Pastor Anthony Shore, Ronnie Smith and the Rev. Keith Allison officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.
Mr. Chambers died Saturday, March 22, 2014, at his residence.
Born July 11, 1936, in Habersham County, he was a son of the late Jim Chambers and Minnie Skelton Chambers.
Mr. Chambers was a member of Return Baptist Church and retired from Shnadig Furniture Company. He enjoyed woodworking, southern gospel music, building swings and making people laugh. Most of all, Emory loved his wife, children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and enjoyed spending precious time with them all. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his brothers, Delmer, John Henry and Carl Chambers; and sister, Grace Darnell.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Annette Caudell Chambers of Demorest; son and daughter-in-law, Kevin and Sherri Chambers of Demorest; daughters and sons-in-law, Beverly and Ronnie Smith and Judy and David Loggins, all of Demorest; brother and sister-in-law, Clyde and Ruthelene Chambers of Cleveland; sisters, Renoria “Ping” Hallford of Demorest, Betty Caudell, Lois Hogan and Hallie Warwick, all of Cleveland; sister and brother-in-law, Jimmie and Jimmy Jenkins of Clarkesville; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, ATTN: Relay for Life of Habersham County, 2565 Thompson Bridge Road, Ste. 114, Gainesville, GA 30501.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, was in charge of arrangements.
The Northeast Georgian
Wednesday, March 26, 2014