unknown undated newspaper clippings & a funeral card from grandma grace's book
CECIL CHAMBERS, 56, a resident of Route 4 Trenton, died around 6p.m. Wednesday Jan 3 1996 at the Cooper County Hospital in Booneville, where he was taken after suffering an apparent heart attack while returning home from a hospital visit in Columbia.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Resthaven Mortuary, north of Trenton.
Mr Chambers was born Sept 7 1939 at Trenton Mo the son of Cecil "Odd" and Edith Corbin Chambers. He graduated from Trenton High School and then served in the U.S. Air Force. Mr Chambers had farmed in the Trenton coummunity all of his life. He was married to Janet Work Biermann on October 23 1985 at Middletown, Pa.
Mr Chambers was a member of the Edinburg IOOF Lodge.
Survivors include his wife, Janet of the home, southwest of Trenton; two sons Larry Chambers of Trenton and Edard Biermann, stationed in Germany; two daughters Kathryn McElroy of Pea Ridge AR, and Lisa Maurer of Hummelstown, Pa, and eight grandchildren.
Mr Chambers was preceded in death by his parents and one son, Garry Wayne Chambers.
IOOF Services for Cecil Chambers will be held at 2p.m. Sunday at Resthaven Mortuary, north of Trenton. Burial will be in the Edinburg IOOF Cemetery.
A funeral visitation will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the mortuary.
Mr Chambers, 56, a resident of Route 4 Trenton, died Wednesday evening at the Cooper County Hospital in Boonville.
Funeral services for Cecil Chambers were held at 2p.m. Sunday at Resthaven Mortuary, north of Trenton. Carl Hanes, noble grand of the Edinburg IOOF Lodge, and the chaplain, Troy Hanes, officiated.
Mr Chambers, 56, a resident of Route 4, Trenton, died Wednesday evening Jan. 3 1996 at the Cooper County Hospital in Boonville.
Tape recordings of "The Dance", "If Tomorrow Never Comes," and "Go Rest High on the Mountain" were played for special music. Mrs Jackie Gibler served as organist.
Pallbearers were Mike Glidewell, Gary Rogers, Keith Risinger, Myrle W. Swank, C.A.Reid and Steve McCollum.
Burial was in the Edinburg IOOF Cemetery.
Military graveside rites were conducted by members of Joseph L. Norton Post No. 919, VFW, with Chet Baker as commander; Louis Pushkarsky, chaplain; Ron Persell, officer of the day; Ed Geyer and James Wattenbarger, color guards; Ralph Thomas and Ed Sullivan, flag bearers; Billy Williams, Charles Davidson and Burl Shelton, firing squad; and Charles Elder, bugler.
In Memory of Cecil Chambers
September 7 1939-January 3 1996
Services 2:00p.m. Sunday January 7 1996
Edinburg I.O.O.F. Lodge
Noble Grand-Carl Hanes
organist Jackie Gilber
Myrle W. Swank
interment Edinburg I.O.O.F. Cemetery