Helen Parham Chamblee, age 76, of Loganville, GA passed away on September 30, 2014 at her home. Funeral service will be held at 2 PM, Saturday, October 4, 2014 in the Snellville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home, with visitation from 12-2 PM. Pastor Mickey Oliver will officiate. Burial will be held at 2 PM, Sunday, October 5, 2014 at Elmwood Cemetery, Oxford, North Carolina. Rev. Johnny Richards will officiate. She is survived by her beloved and devoted husband of almost 59 years: Michael S. Chamblee; cousin: Richard Parham of Houston, Texas. Helen was born in Oxford, N.C. to Raymond & Frances Parham. She graduated from Oxford High in 1955 where she excelled in academics and played in the marching band from the 4th through 12th grade. She spent most of her working life with the Bell Telephone System and was employed by AT&T following the breakup of Bell System. Helen was an animal lover, her dogs played a tremendous role in her life. She was a lifetime member of the German Shepherd Dog Club of Atlanta and a member of the German Shepherd Dog Club of America. She enjoyed showing her dogs and had several champions. She also had a number of therapy dogs registered with Therapy Dogs, Inc., and competed in obedience trials & herding. She worked very hard for the German Shepherd Dog Club of Atlanta where she held a variety of positions within the club. Helen had a heart for cats as well as her dogs, she gave several stray kittens forever homes and they became cherished members of the family. Helen was a bubbly and enthusiastic member of the Georgia Red Hots chapter of the Red Hat Society. She was a good, loyal friend with a tender heart. She helped a number of people and never wanted to receive credit for her good deeds. Her sense of humor made her good company and she will be greatly missed. Arrangements handled by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 2246 Wisteria Drive, Snellville, Georgia 30078. 770-978-5010. Please leave a condolence online at www.stewartfh.com
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