James Chambers Sr.
1918 - 2021
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LIMA — Mr. James Chambers, Sr., age 102, passed from this life on Saturday, May 15, 2021 at approximately 1:25 a.m. at his residence in Pickerington, Ohio.

He was born on September 1, 1918 in Russell County, Alabama to Brown and Lela Mae (Reynolds) Chambers; both parents preceded him in death.

On April 28, 1941 he was united in holy matrimony to Katie May Leonard who preceded him in death on August 16, 2011.

Mr. Chambers retired as a Machinist Oiler at B & O Railroad. He was a member of Philippian Missionary Baptist Church where he served on the Deacon Board. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge.

He leaves to cherish his precious memory 2 sons; James Chambers, Jr. of Columbus, Ohio and Eddie Chambers (Donna) of Springfield, OH. 2 daughters; Catheree Thomas of Cleveland and Lelia Ali of Pickerington, OH. 9 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild. A brother; Eddie Chambers (Lee) of Cleveland, OH. A host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

He was preceded in death by a daughter; Katie L. Chambers; a grandson; Leonard K. Thomas. 4 sisters; Minnie Brown, Alice May Chambers, Annie M. Vance, Katie L. Alexander. 7 brothers; Brown Chambers, York Chambers, Clarence Chambers, Leo Hoskins, Curtis Chambers, Willie Chambers and Charlie Chambers.

Home Going Services will be held on Friday, May 21, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Jones-Clark Funeral Home, Inc., with Rev. Dr. Lamont Monford, Sr.

Visitation/Wake will be held on Friday, May 21, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. until time of service, also at the funeral home.

Interment: Memorial Park Cemetery

Services entrusted to: JONES-CLARK FUNERAL HOME, INC.

To order flowers and to offer condolences to the CHAMBERS Family, visit www.jonesclarkfuneralhome.com



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Published in The Lima News from May 17 to May 18, 2021.
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May 21, 2021
Rest in Heaven Uncle James. I remember when he was in Florida a few months before my mom Katie Louise passed, they were reminiscing about growing up and laughing like teenagers. I was good to see them having a good time. Uncle was such a gentleman with a kind heart who loved his family dearly. You deserve your crown in glory. God bless you .
Marie Alexander Roberson
Family
May 20, 2021
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
Aquitance
May 19, 2021
In memory of a son, a brother, a husband, a father, an uncle, a friend and a man who was measured by the size of his faith and his heart. May you Rest In Peace, and may our family find comfort in having had the gift of you in our lives.
Bernice Alexander McGuire
Family
May 19, 2021
Condolences to family. We all loved him but God loved him too. So he called his child home and said journey well done. I pray for all of you thru this sorrow and may God strengthen you thru this journey.
evelyn marshall ( alexander-Woot)
Family
May 19, 2021
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends. I remember Uncle James and family in the early years of the Chambers Family Reunions. Bless the family and know my prayers are with you.
Annie Claude Alexander Johnson
Family
May 19, 2021
To the family of Mr. James Chambers, my sincere condolences to your entire family. Mr. James Chambers and Papa Brown Chambers was great men of God that I highly respect and loved.
Kathleen Shears-Williams
Acquaintance
May 18, 2021
May the Love he shared continue to shine in all of us.
Doris Chambers & Family in Boston
Doris Chambers
Family
May 18, 2021
A great man of God who was an example through his walk and his talk - a faithful servant. Continued blessings and condolences to the family as you honor his life and living.
Gwendolyn Scott
Acquaintance
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