Monday, June 18, 2012

Leora Lee Chambers 1922-2009

Leora Lee Chambers, of Rolla, passed away Monday, April 20, 2009, at the Parkside Assisted Living Center at the age of 86.
She was born in Flat, Mo., on June 23, 1922, to the late Joseph R. and Lydia (Glasscock) Lewis.
In May, 1941, she married Herbert L. Chambers who preceded her in death on April 11, 1991.
Mrs. Chambers graduated from the Bloodland High School. She and her husband established and operated Herb and Lee’s Resort on the Big Piney River for many years. She was an avid Quilter and a member of the Beulah Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by four sisters.
She will be greatly missed by her surviving family which includes three children, Ron Chambers, of Lebanon, Mo., Myrna Calhoun and husband Smith, of Springfield, Mo., and Brenda Fowler and husband Jerry, of Hawk Point, Mo.; one brother, Herbert Lewis, of Rolla; one sister, Audra Acker, of Rolla; five grandchildren, Lynn Chambers, Lori Crabtree, David Calhoun, Michael and Brian Fowler; two step grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, other extended family members and dear friends.
A funeral service for Leora Chambers will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 23, 2009, at the Null & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Leroy Nixon officiating.
Interment will follow in the Big Piney Cemetery. A visitation for family and friends will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Alzheimer’s Research.

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