Ms. Anissa “Buffy” Chambers, 50, of Statesville, N.C., was born on May 2, 1972. She was the daughter of the late Willie O. T. Chambers and Geneva Brown. Anissa entered into eternal rest on Monday, July 18, 2022, at Iredell Memorial Hospital.

She graduated from Iredell County Schools and attended two years of college. Anissa was a member of New Covenant Bibleway Church of Statesville, where she was a member of Sister Gideon’s Band and Jubilee Gospel Singers. Her favorite hobbies included singing karaoke and cooking.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Otis Alexander; her sister, Sally Carr; and her grandchild, Azaree Jones-Chambers.

She leaves to cherish the memory of her life two sons, Gregory J. Chambers and Stephen C. Chambers; one daughter, Genae Chambers; one brother, Thomas Chambers (Freddia); three sisters, Mary Alexander, Alisa Kimbrough (Jimmy), and Tandra Chambers (Tim); three grandchildren, Ya’Ziri Williams, Avery Lewis, and Legacy Williams; uncles and aunts (father’s side), John Carr, Robert Alexander, Dean Tate, Betty Sue Barnes, and Linda Faye Carr; uncles and aunts (mother’s side), Vera Flowers (EJ), Matthew Brown (Loretta), Sammy Brown (Stephanie), Felton Brown, David Brown, and Dennis Brown (Sandra); and a host of nieces, nephews, other family members, church family, and friends.

Celebration of Life services will be held Sunday, July 24, 2022, at Rutledge and Bigham, Statesville, at 1 p.m. with Co-Pastor Tosha Corpening officiating. Visitation will be held from 12 to 1 p.m. at the funeral home.

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Rutledge and Bigham Mortuary is serving the Chambers family.

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