HOMER - Woodie Ruth Brock Chambers, 85 died Sunday, January 16, 2011, at a private nursing facility following an extended illness.
Born on January 6, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Simon and Lula Maxwell Brock. She was a member of Line Baptist Church and was a retired seamstress with Carwood Manufacturing. She enjoyed quilting, puzzles, gardening, flowers and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her husband, J.M. "Jinks" Chambers; brothers, Otis Brock, Rosco Brock and Vernon Brock; sister, Hazel Payne; and several stepchildren.
Survivors include a daughter, Helen Brown, Conyers; daughter and son-in-law, Peggy and Erwin Bennett, Homer; brothers, Jimmy Brock, Cornelia, Verlon Brock, Homer; grandchildren, Todd Brown, Conyers, Cherie Beck, Covington, Eric Bennett and Joey Bennett, both of Homer; six great-grandchildren; stepchildren, Lila Duckett, Alto, J.T. Chambers, Homer; and several step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, January 18, at Line Baptist Church with the Rev. Kenneth McEntire officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia was in charge of arrangements.