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Jean Chambers

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Jean Chambers Obituary

LANSING - Jean B. "Jeannie" Chambers, formerly of East Lansing, Michigan, passed away on August 9, 2015, in Hillsdale, Michigan. Jeannie was born July 12, 1922 in Lansing, Michigan to George & Loretta Byrnes.
Jeannie is survived by son, Michael (Beth) Chambers; daughter, Kyle (Eric) Maystead, grandchildren, Ben (Kim) Chambers, Michael Maystead and Hayley "Doozie" Maystead; great-grandchildren, Kincaid and Violet Chambers; sister, Nan Wood and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband Charles A. Chambers, daughter, Mary Patricia and sisters, Martha Cotter, Julia Early and Vera Crissy.
Jeannie was a graduate of Lansing Central High School. She attended MSA and earned her undergraduate degree in English and a Masters Degree in Education. Jeannie was a member of the Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority, a Life Master (Bronze) in Duplicate Bridge, and an avid golfer. She was a teacher for many years in the East Lansing School system before retiring and moving south. Jeannie lived several years in Savannah, GA, at the Landings and in Naples, FL before moving to Hillsdale nine years ago to be near family. Jeannie dedicated her life to her family. She was a devoted and loving mother, grandmother and friend. Jeannie's zest for life and her tremendous sense of style will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Memorial services for Jeannie Chambers will be Friday, September 11, 2015, at 11 a.m., at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery Chapel, 2520 W. Willow St., Lansing, MI. Arrangements are entrusted to the VanHorn-Eagle Funeral Home in Hillsdale.
In lieu of flowers, contributions are suggested to the American Red Cross, Perennial Park Senior Services Center in Hillsdale, MI or the . Online condolences, please visit www.eaglefuneralhomes.com.
Published in The Hillsdale Daily News on Sept. 8, 2015
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