from Grandma Grace Brown's scrapbook
Cecil Chambers, 56, a resident of Route 4, Trenton, died around 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan 3 1996 at the Cooper County Hospital in Boonville, where he was taken after suffering from 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 community all his life. He was married to Janet Work Biermann on Oct. 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 Edward 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 2 p.m. Sunday at Resthaven Mortuary, north of Ternton. Burial will be in the Edinburg IOOF Cemetery.
A family 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, JAn 3 1996 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 Wednesay evening Jan 3 1996 at 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 the 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
Sept 7 1939-Jan 3 1996
Resthaven Mortuary, Trenton, MO
Officiating: Edinburg IOOF Lodge
Nobel Grand-Carl Hanes
Pallbearers-Mike Glidewell, Gary Rogers, Keith Risinger, Myrle W. Swank, C.A. Reid, Steve McCollum
Interment-Edinburg IOOF Cemetery