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Rretta J. Chambers

July 17, 1927 ~ January 8, 2022 (age 94)

Obituary

NOTICE: DUE TO THE WEATHER, THE SERVICE FOR MRS. CHAMBERS HAS BEEN CANCELLED. THE NEW SERVICE TIME IS LISTED IN THE OBITUARY.

Rretta J. Chambers (Morris), 94, of Yorktown, IN, formerly of Oneida, TN, went home to be with the Lord on the evening of Saturday, January 8, 2022, surrounded by her family.

She was born on July 17, 1927, in Oneida, TN, a daughter of the late Leamon and China (Stanley) Morris.  Rretta graduated in 1946 from Oneida High School. She worked for Tennessee Rail Road for many years as the lead secretary and bookkeeper. She also worked for West Coal, Sock Factory, County and Home Agent and volunteered at Scott County Hospital.

At the young age of eight years old, Rretta professed her faith in Jesus Christ. She was very active in her home church and through her years she served in seven different churches in positions as a Sunday school teacher, song leader and children’s ministry. She was a current member of Liberty Baptist Church in Muncie, Indiana.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Opal H. Chambers; second husband, Dilmon Stanley; son, Johnny Keith Chambers; brothers, Dorman Morris, Gilbert Morris and Rev. Oddos Morris; maternal grandparents, Rev. John Wesley and Lillie Stanley and paternal grandparents, John and Polly Morris; father-in-law and mother-in-law, John M. and Ella Chambers and several brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law and a host of other family and friends.

Those left to cherish her memory include her grandchildren, Amber (Brandon) Anderson, Jonathan (Sunshine) Chambers and Lily Marten; great-grandchildren, Jordan, Harley, Trinity, Keith, Genesis, Takia, Arianna and Parker; sisters-in-law, Adalene Morris, Linda King and Betty Akers; brother-in-law, Don (Alice) Stanley; nieces and nephews, Marsha Kay (Buck) Ramey, Danny Morris, Rev. Randal (Tonya) Morris, Patricia (Ray) Coffey, Nathan (Edi) Morris, Tim Jenkins, Billy Jenkins and James Jenkins; step-children, Michelle (Jack) Phillips and Timothy Stanley; step-grandchildren, Chelsie (Zack) Renfro, Matthew Phillips, Kyra Stanley, Dara Stanley, Connor Stanley, Jerrica Stanley and numerous extended family.

Friends may visit with the Chambers family on Thursday, January 20, 2022 from 11:00 a.m. until time of the funeral service at 1:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Jones & Son Funeral Home with Bro. Randal Morris, Bro. Andy Phipps and Bro. Jamie Byrd officiating.

Committal service will follow in the Pine Hill Cemetery in Oneida.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Liberty Baptist Church in Muncie, IN.

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