James F. Chambers

Thursday, March 10, 2011

James F. Chambers, 90, Clinton, died 10:15 a.m., Thursday, March 10, 2011, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute.

He was a retired farmer. He was born Aug. 14, 1920, in Bowling Green, to the late Joseph Chambers and Neva Ruth James Chambers.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Myrtle Lucille Bauques Chambers, whom he married Dec. 21, 1942, and died Dec. 4, 2004.

He is survived by one son Norman E. Chambers and his wife Edith, Dana, two daughters Carolyn Ingram, Terre Haute, Diana Easton and her husband Brock, Seelyville, one sister Reba Marie Scott and her husband Robert, Dana, seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by one grandson Charles E. Johnson, and one brother Argel Chambers.

He was a 1938 graduate of Bowling Green High School. He served his country during World War II in the United States Army. He was a member of Bono United Methodist Church in Dana. He was active with the Vermillion County 4-H for 48 years and served as secretary for the Vermillion County Farm Bureau.

Services will be 11:30 a.m., Monday, March 14, 2011, at the Bono Cemetery Chapel, Dana, with Rev. Myron James and Rev. Charlie Jackson officiating. Burial will follow services in Bono Cemetery with military graveside honors. Visitation will be 9:30-11:30 a.m., prior to the service on Monday at Bono Cemetery Chapel. Overpeck-Gooch Funeral Home, Dana, is entrusted with his care and arrangements.

Friends may sign an online guest register at www.goochfuneralhome.com.