GIBSON, Ga.- Mrs. Idelle Sheppard Chalker, 94, of Gibson went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, November 2, 2004 at McDuffie Regional Medical Center.
Funeral services were held at 11:30 a.m. Friday at the Gibson United Methodist Church with the Rev. Griffin Thompson officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Idelle was a lifelong resident of Glascock County, she was an active member of the Gibson United Methodist Church where she served as the pianist until this past year. She worked many years in the garment industry and several years at the Gibson Health & Rehabilitation Center.
She is survived by a daughter, Janice Clark of Hiawassee; a son, Jacky Ray Chalker of Gibson; seven grandchildren, Mike Clark, Madonna Pittard, Lisa Warren, Patricia White, Kelly Chamlee, Douglas Chalker and Jennifer Gay and 14 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Idelle was preceded in death by her husband, Douglas Chalker and two sons, Jerome and Jimmy Chalker.
Pallbearers were great-grandsons. The family ill receive friends today from 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Glascock County Concerned Citizens, in care of Mrs. Corene Chalker, 3037 Bastonville Rd., Gibson, Ga. 20810.
Sheppard Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.