Grover Chambliss Sr.

Published 12:00 am Monday, October 20, 2008

Grover Chambliss Sr. died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2008. He was 93.

Mr. Chambliss was born in Scott, Miss. He retired from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, working on the M.V. Jadwin dredge unit for more than 40 years. He was a member of Travelers Rest Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Luenetta Chambliss; five brothers, David Chambliss, Claude Chambliss, A.B. Chambliss, Earl Chambliss and Randolph Chambliss; two sisters, Genora Hoffman and Annie Bell Felton; one daughter, Lucille Jordan; and a grandson, Willie “Pal” Jordan.

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He is survived by his wife, Eloise Stewart Chambliss of Vicksburg; one son, Grover Chambliss Jr. of Austin, Texas; two daughters, Ruby Chambliss Burks and Barbara Chambliss Daniels, both of Vicksburg; two brothers, Homer Chambliss of Los Angeles and Bernard Chambliss of Fayette; two sisters, Lula White of Fayette and Essie Chambliss of Los Angeles; nine grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.

Dillon-Chisley Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.