James Clayton Chambers, 70, went to be with the Lord, Saturday, Nov. 18 at UT Medical Center. He loved his family and the Lord with all his heart and was a devoted and loyal friend to many. Clayton had a powerful ministry in song and blessed countless people as he sang in area churches. He formerly attended the Morristown Church of God where he served in the Sunday School department as teacher, on the Pastor’s Council and in many other capacities. In later years, he joined Compassion Church and continued serving on the Compassion Church Ministry Team there. Clayton was also an active member of the local community, serving in various capacities. He was on the Board of Directors for the United Way and HC*EXCELL and supported the March of Dimes, Cancer Relay for Life, ALPS center, Buddy’s Race Against Cancer, Boys & Girls Club and the Daily Bread.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Ellen Chambers; brother, Fred Chambers; and sisters, Nellie and Mary Brooks.
He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Mary Jane Chambers; daughter, Donna (Rich) Noe; brothers, George (Daisy) and Paul Chambers; and sister, Shirley (Harold) Bibbins; grandsons, Adam (Jessica) and Matthew (Julia) Noe; and great-grandchildren, Anderson, Hensley, and Nora Noe; and many nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 20 in the chapel at Stubblefield Funeral Home, with funeral service to follow. Pastors Fred Killman and Travis Mills will be officiating. The family will have a private entombment service.
Arrangements by Stubblefield Funeral Home, Morristown.