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April 25, 2013

(4/16/1925 - 4/17/2013)

Roberta "Bobbie" Grace Chancellor, 88, of Memphis, Missouri, died April 17, 2013 at the Scotland County Care Center in Memphis.

She was born April 16, 1925, in Van Buren County, Iowa, to James R. and Irma G. Aylward Enness. She graduated from Memphis High School, Class of 1944. She married Miles F. Chancellor on January 10, 1948, in Kirksville, Missouri and to this union two sons were born.

Bobbie was a homemaker and very efficiently assisted her husband with their farming operation and loved working with livestock. She enjoyed gardening and canned much of the produce that she raised. She worked on the production line at Memphis Pepsi-Cola for eighteen years, retiring in 1987.

She was a member of the Memphis United Methodist Church.

She is survived by two sons: Larry Chancellor and his wife, Kathy, of Pampa, Texas and Don Chancellor of Memphis, Missouri. Also surviving are a grandson, Robert and a granddaughter, Mellisa.

Bobbie was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a sister, Margaret Stice and a brother-in-law, Billy F. Stice.

A Memorial service will be held at 10:30 AM Thursday at the Memphis Funeral Home. Burial of cremains will follow the service at Memphis Cemetery. No visitation is planned.

Memorials are suggested to the Memphis Cemetery Perpetual Care, Scotland County Care Center or the donor's choice and may be left at or mailed to the Memphis Funeral Home, 378 South Market Street, Memphis, MO 63555. Online guest book can be signed at

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