Virginia Robinson Chambers
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Virginia Robinson Chambers
  • December 25, 1920 - May 20, 2017
  • Mississippi

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Services to celebrate the life of Virginia Robinson Chambers, 96, of Corinth will be held at 12 noon at the First United Methodist Church with the Reverend Roger Shock officiating. Burial will follow in Henry Cemetery.
Family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until service time at noon.
Mrs. Chambers died on May 20, 2017 at Dogwood Plantation. She was born in Ramer, TN to the late Elmer and Nona Lawson Robinson. She was a 1939 graduate of Corinth High School and completed her education with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Latin from the Mississippi College for Women. She owned and operated a bookstore, the Virginia Shop, and was a teacher and librarian with the Corinth School District. She was an active member of the La Salle Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution for 50 years and of the Corinth Music Club for over 70 years. Originally a member of Waldron Street Christian Church, Mrs. Chambers joined the First United Methodist Church in 1955 upon marriage. She was an active member of the Bell Bennett Circle of the United Methodist Women as well as church librarian for over 40 years.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George Peyton Chambers.
Mrs. Chambers is survived by her son, George Gouldbern Chambers, and his wife, Pam of Byron, GA, grandson, James Peyton Chambers of Washington, DC, first cousin, Helen Margaret Salisbury and her daugthers, Ruth and Rebecca of Murfreesboro, TN, and niece, Polly Bell of Atlantic Beach, FL, and a host of other family and close friends.