Benard Chambliss Sr.

Published 9:56 am Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Nov. 11, 1934 – Nov. 21, 2023

FAYETTE – Funeral services for Benard Chambliss, Sr., 89, of Fayette, who passed away on Nov. 21, 2023, will be held on Friday, Dec. 1, 2023, at Hollywood Baptist Church at 1 p.m. with Rev. Victor Willis officiating under the direction of Marshall Funeral Home. Interment will follow Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Visitation services will be held on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2023, at Mount Pleasant UMC from 5 until 7 p.m. and on Friday, Dec. 1, 2023, at Hollywood Baptist Church from noon until the service time.

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Benard was born on Nov. 11, 1934, in Fayette, MS, to Eva and Walter Chambliss. He was a member of the M. W. King David Grand Lodge, Inc.

He is preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Theresa Chambliss; seven brothers and four sisters.

He leaves to cherish a devoted family:  five daughters, Dorothy Chambliss of Arcadia, CA; Mae Eva Chambliss and Marcharie Chambliss of Fayette, MS; Jeraldine Chambliss of Duluth, GA; Carol (Darrin I) Frye of Suwanee, GA: three sons, Benard (Danette) Chambliss Jr. of Dacula, GA; Marlon Dean of Cannonsburg, MS; Bradrick Dean of Natchez, MS;  thirteen grandchildren, Benard Chambliss III of Los Angeles, CA; Jenny Chambliss of Lawrenceville, GA; Darrin Frye II of Lawrenceville; Chandler Benard Frye of Suwanee, GA; Najaah Chambliss of Seattle, WA; Mya Chambliss and Donivan Chambliss of Dacula, GA; Johnkeia Fleming of Irvin, TX; Octavius Lyles of Louisville, KY; Bradrick Dean, Jr., Aldrick Dean, Grayson Dean, and Gabrielle Dean of Natchez, MS; six great-grandchildren, Seven Chambliss of Dacula, GA; Benard Chambliss IV of Chandler, AZ;  Austin Chambliss of Los Angeles, CA; Jailyn Graves of Lawrenceville, GA; Darrin Frye III of Lawrenceville, GA; and Nyla Roberts of Irvin, TX; two great-great-grandchildren, Amir Chambliss of Dacula, GA; Hezekiah Chambliss of Chandler, AZ; a special brother-in-law, K.T. Felton of Stampley, MS; sisters-in-law, Mary White of Crosby, MS, and Jessie Chambliss of Vicksburg, MS; one godson, Justin Rice of Fayette, MS, a host of loving nieces and nephews, cousins, friends and associates.