Chambers, Catherine Leona

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Catherine Leona Chambers, 84 of Rossville went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, November 28, 2017. She had lived in the north Georgia area for most of her life and was a member of Petra Covenant Church in East Ridge. She was the owner and operator of her own hair salon for many years and loved spending time with her family and friends. She was a true animal lover and enjoyed taking care of her flowers, but most of all the legacy she left behind was that she loved the Lord with all her heart and never missed an opportunity to witness to others. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Chambers.

Survivors include her children and spouses, Dale and Charlene Chambers, Shelly and Erbie Scoggins and Robin Chambers, all of Rossville; brother, Ernest Hollar of Dunlap; sister, Vera Mae Clemmer of North Carolina; three grandchildren, Dana Murray, Shana Wilson and Brandon Ryder; three great-grandchildren, Hunter Doyal, Tucker Wilson and Makyla Murray; one great-great-grandchild, Ethan Doyal; and numerous extended family and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2 in the Fort Oglethorpe Chapel with Bro. Randy Crawford officiating. Burial will follow in the Tennessee-Georgia Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. on Friday and prior to the service on Saturday at the funeral home.

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Arrangements by W. L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Homes, Fort Oglethorpe.

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