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Columbus Chambers Jr. Obituary
Columbus Chambers Jr. 87 passed away July 8, 2018. He was a veteran of the United States Army where he served in the Korean War. Columbus was a retired mail handler for the United States Postal Service. He was a faithful member of the congregation of First Baptist Church for over fifty years where he performed as a pianist in Sunday School and special Church events. Preceded in death by his parents Christopher Columbus and Mattie Lou, five brothers William 'Bill', Robert, Mark, Evern and Herman and six sisters Susie Carter, Bertha Williams, Willa Evans, Secora 'Ollie' McGee, Addie 'Doll' Vickerstaff, and Lydia Levy. He leaves to cherish his fond memories wife Oda Chambers, children Gloria Rena, Anita Marie Dean (Larry) and Larry Gene (Naomi); sisters Selma Smoots, Annie L. Carmichael (Larry). Martha Aikens and Linda Harris, brother Alexander (Rosa); grandchildren Marcus Dean, Elizabeth Chambers, and Benjamin Chambers, great-grandchildren Aubrey Grace and Ariana Hope, and many loving nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Visitation Friday, July 13, 2018 from 12-8:00p.m. with Family hours from 6-8:00p.m. at the Guy & Allen Chapel. Funeral Service Saturday July 14, 2018 at 10:00a.m. at First Baptist Church 626 West 21st Avenue. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park
Published in the Post Tribune on July 11, 2018
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