Ronald E. Chambliss
Ronald E. Chambliss, 82, of Mt. Vernon died 2:10 a.m. Dec. 14, 2003, at his home.
He was employed as a machinist at Joy Manufacturing.
He was born Jan. 10, 1921, in Mt. Vernon to Kelly and Etta (Holloway) Chambliss.
In 1954 he married Edna (McKowen) Chambliss in Salem.
Services are set for 1 p.m. Wednesday at Hughey Funeral Home. The Rev. Robert Sledge will
officiate. Burial will be in Hopewell Cemetery in rural Jefferson County.
Visitation is set for noon Wednesday until the ti8me of service.
Survivors include wife Edna Chambliss of Mt. Vernon; daughters Jo Woods of Colorado Springs, Colo.,
Sue Jones and husband Brad of Johnston City, LaDonna Marlow and husband Don of Texico, and
Shelia Byars and husband Henry of Mt. Vernon; several grand and great-grand- children; and niece
Mary Jane Musgrave of Fairfield.
He was preceded in death by his parents, son Ronald Chambliss, grandson Jeff Marlow, infant
grand-daughter Jennifer Woods, and brother Quintin Chambliss.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
For those who wish, memorials may be made to the St. Mary Good Samaritan Hospice and will be
accepted at the funeral home or may be mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home, Where you may call 618-242-3348
for obituary information at any time.
Submitted by: Ken Richardson