Annie Pearl Chambliss
1936 - 2017
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Annie Pearl Chambliss

July 30, 1936 - Jan. 3, 2017

SOUTH BEND - Annie Pearl Chambliss departed this life on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. She was born in South Bend, Indiana, July 30, 1936, from the union of George “Do” andCarrie (Knowles) Mitchell. Both parents preceded her in death.

Annie was educated in the South Bend Community School Corporation having attended Linden Elementary School and Central High School.

Annie retired from the University of Notre Dame, having worked 25 years as a Receptionist in the Admissions Office. There she was fondly referred to as “Mom” by the students. She also worked as a part-time monitor at the Snite Museum of Art at Notre Dame after her retirement.

Annie was married to Charles M. Chambliss in 1952 and to that union they were blessed with five children: Danny C., Derrick (Gloria) of South Bend, Indiana, Diane (John) Buchanan of Marion, Indiana, Donita, Indianapolis, Indiana, and Darvin (Elizabeth) of Chicago, Illinois.

Annie was a former daughter of the Elks Club of South Bend, Indiana. She enjoyed playing Euchre with her friends as a relaxing pastime. Annie gave her life to the Lord in 2016. She will be truly missed by all who knew her.

She leaves to cherish her memory 14 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; a special daughter, Ann Warner of Arkansas; goddaughter, Elisa D. Waller of South Bend; and a host of nieces, nephews, and other family members and friends. She will also be missed by her lifelong friends: Rev. Donna Waller, Dolores Lee, and Ms. Jeanette Anderson.

Preceding her in death were her parents; a son, Danny Chambliss; sisters: Blanche Whitehead, Georgia M. Franklin; brothers: John Miller Sr., and JamesMitchell.

Services for Annie Pearl Chambliss will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 10, 2017, at Alford's Mortuary Chapel. Friends may call one hour prior to services. Burial will follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery.

Arrangements entrusted to ALFORD'S MORTUARY.

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Published in South Bend Tribune on Jan. 8, 2017.
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February 12, 2017
Our condolences to the Annie Chambliss Family Notre Dame Class '80
Hardy Rayam
January 12, 2017
Turk -and Family
I am sorry for the loss of your Mother and loved one.
May God give you Comfort and Peace during this difficult time .. I so enjoyed chatting with her a couple of years ago at your east side picnic . Just a lovely, witty, and Precious Lady.. I know she touched the life's of many... Hugs my Dear Friend - Keeping you All in Prayer
LaDenna Layton-Burrows
January 11, 2017
I am so sorry for the loss of your loved one. It is heartbreaking for someone to leave us in death. Please find peace and comfort in knowing that God understands your grief and that He cares.
~ 1 Peter 5:6, 7
jonathan agudo
January 10, 2017
Shawn Steele
January 10, 2017
To the Chambliss family, your mom always felt like she was my mom too. I had a lot of fun with her coming through the years, and was given good solid advice as well. May the Lord Jesus bless her beautiful soul, and he he comfort all who is left behind, and remember family "blessed are those who mourn for they shall be comforted. Cleo Hubbard Carson. Diane, call me (574- 703-6286.
Cleo Carson
January 9, 2017
Our condolences are with you at this time of sorrow. Prayers for you and your family.
Luke/Brenda Sconiers
January 9, 2017
Miss Annie was a family friend, co-worker, surrogate mother and counselor to many. She will be greatly missed. My prayers are with her family, your mom blessed many of us.

Jacquelyn Burns Rucker
January 9, 2017
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Lionel Phillips
January 9, 2017
My deepest sympathy to the Chambliss family on your loss.
Arlene A. Watson
January 9, 2017
My prayers are with the family during this time. I was BLESSED to have known her. May God give you strength and healing during this time.
Patricia Parker-Davis
January 9, 2017
My deepest sympathy to the family and friends. May God comfort you and give you peace.
Donna M Wright
January 9, 2017
Donita, you Diane, Turk and Darvin are in my thoughts and prayers
Robin Guyton
January 8, 2017
Truely she will be missed.
First Name Minister Lee Charles and Pam Nelson
January 8, 2017
Having worked with Annie for so many years in the Admissions Office, I have wonderful, fond memories of her and her special style! You all are in my prayers as she is...Alisa Fisher
Alisa Fisher
January 8, 2017
Rest in peace Mom! My heartfelt condolences goes out to Turk,Diane,Donita,Darwin. Got Bless you and your families. Love you guys!
Ric Coleman
January 8, 2017
Sending the family sincere and warm thoughts and prayers at this very difficult time. Wishing you comfort and strength. Gone but not forgotten. With Sympathy. Frankie Miller & Family
Frankie Miller
January 8, 2017
Please accept my deepest sympathy for your loss, may our Lord comfort you and may your heart find peace in the words of our Savior Jesus Matthew 6:10.
January 8, 2017
My prayers and thoughts are with the family in their moment of sorrow.
Charles Brian Thomas
January 8, 2017
To the family,
I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My sincere condolences to the family. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time.
May God bless the family and give you peace of heart in the days to come.
Pam Valentine and family
Pamela Valentine- Wilson
January 8, 2017
Kathye Jo Waters
January 7, 2017
My heart is saddened by the loss of Auntie Annie Pearl. May God give us strength, understanding, and unconditional love . My love to : Derrick :Diane: Donita : Darvin and all of my family. Much love! Cousin Janice Faye Miller
Janice Miller
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