Opal was employed with Calhoun First National Bank, and later BB&T for many years. She was a member of the New Town Baptist Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Juanita Ayers and her husband Wendell of Gray, Ga., and Charmaine Conley of Gainesville; a sister, Orazell Gilbert of Calhoun; grandsons, Eric Ayers, Sr., Michael Ayers, Sr., and Garrison Conley; a granddaughter, Faith Sapp; and several great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
Funeral services to celebrate the life of Mrs. Opal Chamlee will be held Friday, March 1 at 1 p.m. from the New Town Baptist Church, with Rev. Walter Hare officiating. Music will be arranged by Bobby and Nancy McFry. Active pallbearers will include Eric Ayers Sr., Eric Ayers, Jr., Garrison Conley, Brian Gilbert, Jeff Gilbert, and Gary Hancock. Interment will follow in the Haven of Rest Memorial Park.
The family received friends at Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home Thursday from 6-8 p.m.
Online condolences may be expressed and the guest book signed at www.maxbrannonandsons.com. Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home, a legacy of compassion and care, is in charge of funeral arrangements.