Alma Chambers

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Alma Atkins Chambers LEVELLAND- Alma Atkins Chambers, 78, passed away May 30, 2013 in Lubbock, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, June 7, 2013 in the Whiteface High School Auditorium with Brother Lou Balenton officiating. Music will be performed by Sister Eva Balenton and Mrs. Ira Kelly with Overseer, J. Jerome Johnson. Viewing will be Thursday, June 6, 2013 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and on Friday in the Whiteface High School Auditorium from 9 a.m. until service time. Alma Atkins was born Nov. 17, 1934 in Texarkana, Texas to J.T. and Effie (Dismuke) Atkins. She grew up in Whiteface and on February 14, 1954, she married Aron Chambers, Jr. in Levelland. They made their home in Whiteface where they raised four sons, five daughters, one grandson and one granddaughter. Alma was a self employed child care provider for thirty years and also served as a senior companion after retiring. Alma enjoyed life and had lots of hobbies. She loved to cook and bake for her family, especially during the holidays. She liked to travel and attend all kinds of sports events, whether or not her children or grandchildren were playing. She enjoyed listening to gospel and music by T. K. Soul. She served for ten years as a member of the South Plains Rural Health Board and was a coach for Little Dribblers for ten years. Alma was a member of New Trinity Baptist Church in Morton, Texas where she served as a deaconess and was also a member on the Mother Board. Her memory will be treasured by her immediate family, several nieces and nephews and numerous friends. Survivors include sons, Billy Chambers (Thelma), Bobby Chambers (Paulette), Chris Chambers all of Lubbock and Gary Chambers (Belinda) of Haltom City, Texas; daughters, Margie Chambers-Pritchett (George), Beverly Ray (Kevin), Helen Anderson (James), Mae Chambers and Angela Chambers all of Lubbock; 14 grandchildren, Christi (Ramon), Cedric, Coby (Shaun), Frederick, Brittany, Winter Ashley, Aaliyah, Kree, Andren, Diavian, Kaden, Kyrie, Dakaja and Brennan; and nine great-grandchildren, LaShundrick, Keandre, Joshua, Yazmin, Iyana, Aniessa, Carissa, Isiah, Myian; brother, Herman Leroy Atkins of Waco, Texas; and sisters, Ardella Young of Waco, Christine Howard of Lubbock, Carrie Dent of Levelland, Eliza Moore of Happy, and Louise Brackens of Levelland. She was preceded in death by, her parents, J. T. and Effie Atkins; her husband, Aron Chambers, Jr.; four sisters, Erma Lou Atkins, Arbella Atkins Neal, Joyce Dent and Delores Haynes; two brothers, Johnny Lee Atkins and James Thomas Atkins; and one grandson, Dan J. Pallbearers will be David Atkins, Russell Atkins, Chris Brattain, Eddie Dent, Larry Dent, Kenneth Howard, Jimmy Moore, Juan Frankie Rios, Kenneth Young, and Robert Young. Honorary pallbearers include James Anderson, Henry Dent, Sr., Lynville Ellis, James Hawkins, Willie Ward Howard, Elvin Johnson, Bert Leaverton, George Pritchett, Kevin Ray, Mike Read, Ricky Sheppard, John Snivley, and Durance White. Interment will be at the City of Whiteface Cemetery Services are under the direction of Head Duarte Funeral Home of Levelland.
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Levelland, TX 79336
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Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on June 6, 2013