Dateline: December 20, 2001
Jean Chamberlain died here Sunday, December 16. She was 76 years old.
will be held Thursday, December 20, at 2 p.m. in the First Presbyterian
Church in Clarendon with Lay Minister Rick Massick officiating. Burial
will be in Citizens Cemetery under the direction of Robertson Funeral
was born January 21, 1925, to Ophelia Barkley Colvin and George Colvin in
Okmulgee, Okla. She married Fred Ellis Chamberlain, Jr., on June 10, 1947,
in Roswell, New Mexico. They moved from Lubbock to Clarendon in 1953. He
preceded her in death on January 23, 1980.
and her husband established Chamberlain Motor Company in Clarendon in
1956. She was a member of the session and an elder of the First
Presbyterian Church. She had served as president of the PTA and had served
on the library board in Clarendon. She was an avid reader and belonged to
the book club in Clarendon for many years. She had also been a presiding
election judge in Donley County and had served on the Board of Directors
of the Better Business Bureau of Amarillo.
was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Leroy and Bob; and a
sister, Marie Ward.
is survived by one son, Fred E. “Trey” Chamberlain III and his wife,
Diane, of Clarendon; one daughter, Carol L. Thompson and her husband,
Gene, of Pampa; and two grandchildren, Chris Chamberlain of Clarendon and
Catherine Chamberlain of Sherman.
family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials be to the First
Presbyterian Church, PO Box 217, Clarendon, TX 79226-0217
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