Marvin Chambliss, 89, of Mt. Vernon died 10:50 a.m.
Sept. 25, 2004, at Countryside Manor Nursing Home
in Mt. Vernon.
He was born May 29, 1915, in Jefferson County to
Jesse B. Chambliss and Myrtle (Patterson) Chambliss.
He married Margaret Rose (Sledge) Chambliss on
July 21, 1934, in Fairfield; she died Sept. 9, 1985.
Mr. Chambliss retired from a lifetime of farming.
Services are set for 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hughey
Funeral Home with burial to follow in Harmony Cemetery.
Revs. Gene Auxier and Frank Houston will officiate.
Burial will be in Harmony Cemetery in rural Jefferson
County. Visitation is set for 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at
Hughey Funeral Home.
Survivors include three sons, Richard Chambliss and
wife Gretta of Tremont, Marshal Chambliss and wife Mary
of Mt. Vernon, and Wendal Chambliss and special friend
Sherry of North Pekin; eight grandchilden and 15 great-
grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; sister
Dorothy Daniels; brothers Howard, Keith, Nelson and
Clarence Chambliss; and special brother-in-law Kelly Sledge.
For those who wish, memorials may be madde to Jefferson
County Cancer Society and will be accepted at the funeral
home or may be mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721,
Mt. Vernon, IL, 62864. Arrangements have been entrusted to
the care of Hughey Funeral Home, where you may call
618-242-3348 for obituary information at any time.
Date: 29 Sep 2004
Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman