Dateline: July 17, 2003
services for Mattie Elizabeth Rhodes Chamberlain, age 94, were held at
10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 16, 2003, in the Robertson Chapel of
Memories with Rev. James Ivey Edwards, Pastor of the First United
Methodist Church in Clarendon, officiating.
Burial was held in Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon under the
direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc.
Chamberlain died Sunday, July 13, 2003, in Carrollton, Texas.
She was born December 13, 1908, in Stamford, Texas.
She was a former resident of Claude and then Amarillo before moving
to Carrollton three years ago. She
married Benjamin Emory Chamberlain on May 20, 1944, in Amarillo.
He preceded her in death on October 4, 1976.
She attended West Texas Teachers College, now WTAMU, and taught
school for several years in Ashtola, Chamberlain, and then in Claude. She had worked in the Armstrong County Tax
Assessor-Collector’s Office and for the Armstrong County Agent for
several years. She was a
member of the First United Methodist Church in Claude and had previously
served as church secretary for several years.
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