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April 4, 2014

Gertrue ‘Mama Gert’ Frances Burns Chambers


Moss-Service Funeral Home

CULLMAN — Gertrue ‘Mama Gert’ Frances Burns Chambers

Funeral services for Gertrue "Mama Gert" Frances Burns Chambers, 93, of Cullman will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 6, 2014, at Flint Creek Baptist Church, Bryan Cain, Gregory Cain and Christopher Cain officiating, with burial in the church cemetery. She will lie in state at the church for one hour prior to services.

Moss-Service Funeral Home of Cullman directing.

Mrs. Chambers was born Jan. 12, 1921, in Morgan County to John Henry and Gracie Myrtle Ralph Burns. She passed away Thursday, April 3, at Woodland Village surrounded by family. "Mama Gert" was a longtime member of Flint Creek Baptist Church, and from a very early age learned to cook some of the best fried food around.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Odom C. Chambers; two brothers, William H. Burns and Charles Burns; and three sisters, Dorothy Taylor, Betty Kampis and Mary L. Graves.

Survivors include her daughter, Frances C. (Asa) Hartwig; two grandsons, Bryan R. (Michele) Cain and Gregory (Cindy) Cain; a great-grandson, Christopher B. (Jana) Cain; three great-granddaughters, Amanda M. Cain, Grace N. Cain and Hope D. Cain; and a sister, Ann Bowling McClendon.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the church.

For more information, or to leave a memory online, visit www.mossservicefh.com.