Posted: Thursday, December 15, 2011 5:51 pm
The Messenger, December 15, 2011
Louise (Parham) Cham-bers, 95, a retired school teacher, died Dec. 13, 2011 in Franklin. She was the mother of Mrs. George (Edith) Botts of Franklin, formerly of Union City.
Memorial services will be conducted Saturday at 11 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home in Columbia. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 10 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorials to Spring Hill Presbyterian Church, 5344 Main St., Spring Hill, TN 37174; or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
The Maury County native was the daughter of the late Walter P. and Ina (Harmon) Parham. She was a graduate of Peabody College of Vanderbilt University in Nashville and during her career she had been a teacher at the former Columbia Military Academy, Baker Elementary School and Riverside Elementary School. Mrs. Chambers was a longtime member of Spring Hill Presbyterian Church and of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Survivors include another daughter, Mrs. Tom (Judith) Taylor of Franklin; two grandchildren, Mrs. Michael (Laura) Smith and Mrs. Bernie (Blair) McEvoy, both of Franklin; five great-grandchildren; two nephews, Dr. George S. Scoville Jr. and Steven P. Scoville; and her niece, Blair Scoville Morgan.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Leon David Chambers, on Sept. 6, 2005, and by a sister, Judith (Parham) Scoville, in 1984.
Notes of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.oakesandnichols.com.