On Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 7:00 a.m., Marjorie Lea Chambers of Apopka, FL, passed away into the presence of her Lord, at the age of 85, after an extended illness. Marjorie was born in the parish of Trelawny in Jamaica, West Indies. Her parents were the late Rev. Cyril Shirley and Jane Adelle Shirley. Marjorie is survived by her loving husband of 62 years, the Rev. Edward B. Chambers, her sons Errol, Ronald, Eton (Virginia), Christopher, Dwayne (Adelia), her daughter Donnette (Trevor), her grandchildren, Attiyya (Rudshun), Hotep, Moza, Ayende, Lauren, Jordan, Chauncey, Qunasia, and Errol, Jr. and her great-grandchildren Suniyah, Rudakai, Landon, Joshua, Landan and Erie. Marjorie is also survived by her sister, Hyacinth, as well as many nieces and nephews within her extended family.
Marjorie will be lovingly remembered as a wife, mother, sister, aunt, and friend who graciously and fiercely provided for and protected her family. She was a loyal and faithful friend who went to great lengths to make people feel at home and to help people in any way that she could.
After graduating from The University of the West Indies School of Nursing, Marjorie became a medical care professional. While working at Elmhurst Hospital in Queens, NY, Marjorie helped bring new lives into the world as an OB/GYN nurse. After her retirement from nursing, Marjorie became a Mary Kay consultant, which she passionately enjoyed. Marjorie also had a strong faith in her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and she was actively involved in her church over the years, specifically serving as First Lady.
The visitation for Marjorie Chambers will be held on Friday, December 28, 2018, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, at the Highland Funeral Home in Apopka, FL. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, December 29, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the Apopka Assembly of God, followed by the burial at Highland Memory Gardens in Apopka, FL.