Nahunta-Mrs. Barbara Jean Harris Chancey,82, passed away Sunday morning (Nov. 5,2017) at her residence after an extended illness.
Ms. Barbara was the daughter of William B. and Mary L. White Harris and was also preceded by her 2-brothers, Franklin D. Harris and James William “J.W.” Harris.
A member at Southside Baptist Church in Nahunta where she loved working and helping. Ms. Barbara was retired as Secretary for The Brantley County School Systems. She also was a leader that helped start the annual Nahunta Christmas Parade. Her favorite of all was being a Nana and spoiling her grandchildren, her other past times were sewing, embroidering and cooking.
Survived by her loving husband of 62 years, Edward J. Chancey, of Nahunta, her son and daughter-in-law, Phillip and Sara Chancey, of Hoboken, 2-daughters and a son-in-law, Phyllis Chancey, of Nahunta and Patricia and Paul Carrier, of Atlanta, 4-Grandchildren, Melissa Strickland (Travis Meyers), of Bloomington, IND., Constance Carrier, of Atlanta, Garrett Strickland (Casey Albritton), of Hoboken and Loren Chancey, of Hoboken, 4-Great Grandchildren, Annie Mae Grace Strickland, of Hoboken,Jackson Carrier, of Atlanta, Tennessee Jackson Strickland, John Lee Dempsey Strickland, both of Hoboken, Also several Nieces, Nephews and other relatives and a host of friends.
Visitation will be Tuesday evening (Nov. 7,2017) starting at 6 P.M. at Frye Funeral Home in Nahunta, GA.
Funeral services for Mrs. Barbara Jean Chancey will be Wednesday afternoon (Nov.8,2017) 3:00 P.M. at Southside Baptist Church in Nahunta with Rev. Jerry Johns officiating.
Burial will follow at The New Hope Cemetery in Hickox.
Pallbearers are William Harris, Garrett Strickland, Bobby Chancey, Marc Chancey, Ricky Stewart and Travis Meyers.
Honorary Pallbearers are her Sunday School Class,” The Joy Class”.
Honorary Pallbearers, active Pallbearers and family will meet at the church by 2:30 Wednesday.
In Lieu of Flowers family ask donations to be made to The Southeast Georgia Cancer Unit, Inc., 401 Pendleton St. Waycross, GA. 31501, also Hospice of The Golden Isle, 1692 Glynco Parkway Brunswick, GA. 31525
The family will be receiving friends at Ms. Barbara’s home 1433 Baker Creek Rd.
Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.fryefh.com.