Bessie Chambers Obituary

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Bessie Alberta "Bert" Chambers

September 9, 1919 - July 19, 2014
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Bessie Alberta "Bert" Shoemaker Chambers, 94, of Harmony died Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Autumn Care of Statesville. She was born September 9, 1919, in Gary, West Virginia, and was the daughter of the late Charles Robert Shoemaker and Carrie Elizabeth Roark Shoemaker. She was a member of Clarksbury United Methodist Church, was a member of the Clarksbury Homemakers Club and was a retired sales clerk from Woolworth's in New Jersey. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death on December 18, 1998, by her husband, Ralph James Chambers, whom she married on September 2, 1939; three sisters, Margaret S. Bowen, Frances S....
Bessie Alberta "Bert" Shoemaker Chambers, 94, of Harmony died Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Autumn Care of Statesville.
She was born September 9, 1919, in Gary, West Virginia, and was the daughter of the late Charles Robert Shoemaker and Carrie Elizabeth Roark Shoemaker. She was a member of Clarksbury United Methodist Church, was a member of the Clarksbury Homemakers Club and was a retired sales clerk from Woolworth's in New Jersey.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death on December 18, 1998, by her husband, Ralph James Chambers, whom she married on September 2, 1939; three sisters, Margaret S. Bowen, Frances S. Fritz, and Stella S. Yates; and a brother, John Shoemaker.
She is survived by two sisters, Mary Nell Jewell of Harmony and Joan S. Chambers of Elkton, Maryland; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Funeral service celebrating Bert's life will be held at 3:00 PM Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at Clarksbury United Methodist Church with the Rev. Mandy Jones officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 7:00 to 9:00 PM Monday, July 21, in the Ernest Troutman Memorial Chapel of Reavis Funeral Home in Harmony.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.reavisfuneralhomeharmony.com.
For those who prefer, memorial contributions may be made to Clarksbury United Methodist Church, 924 E. Memorial Highway, Harmony, NC 28634.
Reavis Funeral Home of Harmony is entrusted with the arrangements.

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