Eunice Maxine Chambers obituary

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Eunice Maxine Chambers

Eunice Maxine Chambers, 94, of Anna, Illinois, died Thursday, June 6, 2019, at Union County Hospital Long Term Care in Anna. 

She was born June 16, 1924, in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, to Phillip Eugene and Fladella Ethel Stewart Hower.

She moved to Chicago, Illinois after high school where she met and married Louis Paul Chambers on Aug. 21, 1944.

Eunice was an active member in the school PTO, a Sunday school teacher, Girl Scout leader, Cub Scout leader, a member of various church organizations and voted Woman of the Year while in the United Methodist Women’s group. She was such an active member in the food pantry that she had a food pantry named for her. Her home was always open to whomever was hungry or needed a place to lay their head. She loved her family, crafting, cooking, baking and gardening. She grew many fruitful gardens and canned everything. Tomatoes and coffee were her favorite foods.

She retired in 1989 from AT&T-Western Electric and moved to Murray, Kentucky, where she went back to school and became a LPN at the age of 66 in 1990.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Louis Paul Chambers; her eldest daughter, Pamela Louise Krug; an infant daughter, Mardell Claire Chambers; five sisters; and one brother.

Eunice is survived by her daughter, Susan Jo Kamp and husband Al of Anna; a son, John Phillip Chambers of Marseilles, Illinois; a son-in-law Duane Krug; grandchildren, Kristina Marie Krug, Robert Louis (Charity Bird) Krug, David Ronald Krug, Daniel Elias (Danine Rios) Kamp, Alfred Eugene (Fawna)Kamp III, Shannon Marie Ann (Rick) Payne, John Phillip (Linda) Chambers II, Louis Paul Chambers and Andrea Lynn (Jeremy) Benedict; 15 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; many nieces and nephews; and friends and family including her adopted family she met in Murray.

A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 23, 2019, at the United Methodist Church in Anna with Richard Sullins officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to your favorite charity.

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Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home of Anna, Illinois, is in charge of arrangements.

Ronnie Black

Ronnie Black, 74, of Hardin, Kentucky, died Thursday, June 6, 2019, at the Marshall County Hospital. 

He was born Jan. 13, 1945, in Clinton, Kentucky, to James and Pansy Black.

He served in the U.S. Army and retired from the city of Hardin. He was a member of the city council and a faithful member of Hardin Church of Christ. In high school, he enjoyed wrestling and was the lightweight state champion in Michigan. He loved flea markets, and in particular, searching for antiques and soda bottles. He had a passion for woodworking and refinishing furniture. He enjoyed camping and

helping people. Ronnie will be remembered as the “Go to Man” in Hardin.  

He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Judy Adams, Anna Black and Brenda Black; and two brothers, James Ruford Black and Keith Black.

Ronnie is survived by his wife of 27 years, Nancy Byers Black; three sons,

Kevin Black and wife Mary of Farmington, Jason Black (Heather Adams) of Almo, and Keith Steele and wife Carol of Benton; one daughter, Deborah Steele of Fairdealing; two sisters, Janet Keeling and husband Billy of Burna,  and Kim Hopkins  and husband Bobby of Almo; one brother, Gary Black and wife Kathy of Farmington; seven grandchildren, Austin Black, Elicia Black, Taylor Black, Tori Black, Kaleb Steele, Noah Steele and Ellie Steele; and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral service was at 11 a.m. Monday, June 10, 2019, at Hardin Church of Christ with Keith Steele, Noah Steele and David Smith officiating. Burial with military rites followed in Union Hill Cemetery. Visitation was at 5 p.m. Sunday, June 9, 2019, at at Hardin Church of Christ and from 9-11 a.m. Monday, June 10, 2019, at the church.

Filbeck-Cann Funeral Home of Milner & Orr was in charge of arrangements.

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