AHOSKIE – Mary Staples Chambers, age 60, passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at Vidant Roanoke Chowan Hospital. She was born in Pasquotank County on October 11, 1951 to the late Tommie Staples and Earlene Sawyer Staples.
Mrs. Chambers was a retired teacher and a member of Brantley‚??s Grove Baptist Church.
Left to cherish her memory are her husband, Michael Anthony Chambers; a daughter, Tammy Chambers Gauldin and husband Ricky of Reidsville; two grandchildren, Justin Thompson and Kasey Stroud; sisters, Janet Worthington and husband Bo of Windsor, and Sue Vinson and husband Wayne of Ahoskie; one niece, two nephews, two great-nephews and two great-nieces. She was predeceased by her brother, Billy Staples.
Family will receive friends at Garrett-Jones Funeral Home from 7 – 8:30 PM on Saturday, June 9 and other times at the home. A celebration of life service will be held Sunday, June 10 at 2:00 PM at Garrett-Jones Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Jimmy Ward officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Memorial Gardens.
Family and friends may send condolences and sign the online guestbook by visiting www.garrettjonesfh.com.