Originally created 01/20/99

Mr. L. Raymond Chambers



Mr. L. Raymond Chambers, 63, died Monday, Jan. 18, 1999, at his residence.

The funeral will be at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Elliott Sons Funeral Home, Lumpkin Road, with the Rev. Neville Smith officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Mr. Chambers, a native of Hamilton County, Tenn., had retired as a truck driver. He was a member of Piney Grove Baptist Church and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 649. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War.

Survivors include his wife, Edith Chambers; six stepsons, Steve Boutwell, Jerry Boutwell, David Boutwell, Kenney Boutwell, David Hobbs and Robert Hobbs; a stepdaughter, Nancy Portwood; a brother, Albert H. Chambers; a sister, Helen Sweatt; and three stepgrandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Lester Simmons, John Ship, Steve Green, Greg Portwood, David Hobbs, Jeff Norris and Billy Rogers.

Memorials may be made to Piney Grove Baptist Church Awana's, Georgia Highway 56, Augusta, GA 30906.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.