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Mr. Billy J. Chalker
Retired Mechanic

WARRENTON, Ga. - Mr. Billy J. Chalker, 80, beloved husband of 61 years of Mrs. Mary Lou Chalker of Warrenton, died Friday, Oct. 28, 2011, at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m.. Monday, Oct. 31, 2011, at the Johnson United Methodist Church with Dr. Phil May and the Rev. David Jenkins officiating. Burial followed in the Johnson Cemetery. Mr. Chalker, a native of Glascock County, was the son of the late Albert and Eva Hardin Chalker and had lived in Warren County since 1950. He was retired with civil service at Fort Gordon and the retired owner of Chalker Antiques. Mr. Chalker was a member and Past Master of Franklin Masonic Lodge # 11, member and Past High Priest of the Hubert Chapter 120 Royal Arch and the Cleopatra Chapter 241 Eastern Star. A U.S. Army veteran, Mr. Chalker served in the Korean War. Mr. Chalker was a member and former chairman of the board of Johnson United Methodist Church. Survivors include his wife, Mary Lou Coxwell Chalker; one daughter, Belinda Chalker (Donald) Kitchens; one son, Milton A. (Kathy) Chalker; three grandchildren, Adam Chalker, Price Chalker, and Drew Kitchens, all of Warrenton; one sister-in-law, Edith Chalker of Gibson; and a brother-in-law, Ralph Gifford, Sr. of Snellville; and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Chalker was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Anna May and Mildred Gifford and two brothers, Clois Chalker and Loys Chalker. Pallbearers were Ralph Gifford, Jr. Tim Chalker, John Gunn Adam Chalker, Price Chalker, and Drew Kitchens. Honorary Pallbearers were members of Franklin Lodge # 11 and Eston Usry, Jamie Gunn, Winnard Chalker, Joe Johnson, Louie Chalker, Lynwood Johnson, and Wayne Coxwell. In Lieu of flowers, the family request that memorials be made to the Johnson Cemetery Fund, c/o Mr. Joe Shurley, 642 Shurley Road, Warrenton, GA 30828. Lowe Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Web posted on Thursday, November 03, 2011

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