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Obituary for Jerry R Chamblee

Jerry R. Chamblee age 76, of Atlanta, Texas went to be with the Lord Saturday, June 24, 2017 in a Tyler, Texas hospital.

Jerry was born in Cass County, Texas, the youngest of five children, on May 10, 1941 to parents Austin John Chamblee and Lizzie Mae Brown Chamblee. He graduated from Atlanta High School in 1960, served in the United States Army during the Korean War, later was employed by Red River Army Depot until retirement in 1994 and was a member of Smyrna Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, his sisters, Louise Chamblee Simmons, Martha Kennedy and a sister who died in infancy; a brother, Paschal Chamblee; niece, Trina Chamblee Thomas and a great-niece, Jacquline Thomas.

He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Dorothy “Dottie” Chamblee; nephew, James Kennedy, I and wife Sandra; two great-nephews, James Kennedy, II, and Adam Kennedy; great-niece, Tabitha Hogue and husband Dallas of Corinth, Texas; niece, Sandra Stuckey; great-nephew, Danny Stuckey and wife Savannah of Atlanta, Texas; great-great-niece, Danielle Stuckey; niece, Brenda Simmons Hargis and husband Carl of Kilgore, Texas; great-nephew, Aaron Stice of Bowie, Texas; niece, Veneda Staggs of Kilgore, Texas; niece, Linda Taylor and husband K.T. of Cold Springs, Texas; great-nephew, Josef Jefferson Olson; great-niece, Zephyr Olson; numerous Chamblee and Brown cousins; and wonderful friends and neighbors of the Smyrna Baptist Church Family.

Funeral services will be 2:00 pm, Thursday, June 29, 2017 at Smyrna Baptist Church, under the direction of Hanner Funeral Service, with Bro. Gary Terry and Bro. Gene Parker officiating.

Visitation will be Thursday, June 29, 2017 at Smyrna Baptist Church from 12 noon to 1:30 pm at Smyrna Baptist Church.

Interment will be in Smyrna Cemetery.

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Smyrna Baptist Church

4621 TX Hwy 77 E
Atlanta, Texas 75551





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4621 TX Hwy 77 E
Atlanta, Texas 75551

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Smyrna Cemetery

4621 Texas Hwy 77 E
Atlanta, Texas 75551


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