Moultrie Observer


February 24, 2012

John Lewis Chambers Sr.

MOULTRIE — John Lewis Chambers Sr., 82, of Moultrie, died Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012, at his home.

Funeral services will be 4 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 26, at Cobb Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Ron Shiver officiating. Interment will follow in Cobb Suncrest Memorial Gardens. Casketbearers will be Brad Griffin, Andy Hancock, Bobby Griner, Darrell Griffin, Bob Arnett and Patrick “Hollywood” Moncrief.

Born May 2, 1929, in Moultrie, he was the son of the late John Wilburn Chambers and Theo Melton Chambers. He was a retired farmer and was a member of Funston Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his step-mother, Bennie Mae Chambers; three brothers, Billy Chambers, Lavaughn Chambers and Jack Chambers; and one grandchild, Cassie Gay.

Survivors include two sons, John Lewis Chambers Jr. and wife Winona and George Wilburn Chambers and wife Sheila, all of Moultrie; one daughter, Theo Chambers Sinquefield and husband Tommy of Moultrie; two brothers, Roy T. Chambers and wife Barbara of Bartow, Ga., and Joseph H. Chambers and wife Robbie of Lake Park, Ga.; three sisters, Brenda Griner and husband Charles of Moultrie, Karen Kinsaul and husband Ken of Hopeful, Ga., and Janna Crump and husband Phillip of Jacksonville, Fla.; nine grandchildren, Cindy Suber, Crystal Taylor, John Lewis “J.L.” Chambers III, Tally Chambers, Candice Taylor, Rob Gay, Brandon Chambers, Jonathan Chambers and Brooke Chambers; nine great-grandchildren; and his special caregiver, Beth Music of Moultrie.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service, on Sunday, at Cobb Funeral Chapel.

The family may be contacted at the residence, 1353 Kendallwood Church Road.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Cobb Funeral Chapel.

Please leave condolences to the family at


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