Mr. Elton Eugene ‘Gene’ Chamblee, age 82, of Bonifay, Florida passed away October 27, 2016 at his home. He was born February 4, 1934 in Wausau, Florida to the late Albert Wilson and Ethel Adams Chamblee. In addition to his parents, Mr. Chamblee was preceded in death by one brother, Doyle Chamblee and six sisters, Ilene Chamblee, Olene Chamblee, Merle Johnson, DeAnn Kirkland, Betty Sue Chamblee, Lynell Johnson.
Mr. Chamblee is survived by his wife of 61 years, Mary Ruth Hollis Chamblee of Bonifay, FL; two daughters, Barbara Johnson and husband, Mitch and Brenda Bennett and husband Ronnie both of Bonifay, FL; a special niece, Sonja Duren and husband Johnny of Bonifay, FL; four grandchildren, Amy and Carl Elrod, Greg and Kaci Johnson, Bryan and Brittany Johnson, Beth and Joe Edminson; eight great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Monday 2:00 PM, October 31, 2016, at Winterville Assembly of God Church with Rev. Danny Carnley and Rev. Edward Barley officiating. Interment will follow with Navy military honors in the Steverson Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5-7pm Sunday at Winterville Church. Peel Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.