August 14, 1927 ~ January 29, 2006

Born in: Buncombe County,
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Ella Josephine Wyatt Chambers, 78, of 90 Eastover Street, Asheville, died Sunday, January 29, 2006, at her home. Mrs. Chambers was a native of Buncombe County and was a daughter of the late Wiley Ramsey Wyatt and Ella Sue Wright Wyatt. She was married to Zeb Lee Chambers, Jr., who died in 1998. She was retired after 25 years with Brentwood Nursing Home and attended Chapel Valley Baptist Church in Black Mountain. She is survived by five daughters, Anita Chambers Haislip of New Bern, Carol Chambers Lusk of Leicester, Susan Chambers Davis and her husband Otis of Weaverville, Marsha Chambers Williams and her husband Larry of Cobb, GA, and Barbara Chambers Holland and her husband Ralph of Leicester; three sons, Charles Patrick Chambers and his wife Kathy of Leicester, James Edward Chambers and his wife Kay of Asheville and Donald Wiley Chambers, Sr. of Flowery Branch, GA; one sister, Thelma Elizabeth Palko of Sacramento, CA; seventeen grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home with the Revs. Marvin Ponder and Lawrence Smith officiating. Burial will be at Highland Baptist Church Cemetery. Her grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Her family will receive friends from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mountain Area Hospice, PO Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813.

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  1. I can remember going to play with my cousins when they lived on Brickyard Rd. They were always such a happy family. I have many good memories from our childhood days in Emma. Jo was sure a wonderful person, and I only have good memories of her. She was always so kind, speaking so softly to all the children. My thoughts and prayers are with each and every one of you.

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