Lesa Ann Chambers age 65, of Missouri Valley, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022, at Community Memorial Hospital in Missouri Valley. Lesa was born Feb. 13, 1957, in Omaha, Neb., to Hugh Crosby and Betty Lou Woody. She grew up in Missouri Valley most her life, and she went to Missouri Valley Schools. Lesa married David E. Chambers on April 29, 1974. From this union two children were born, LaVern D. Chambers and Lena A. Chambers. Lesa worked with food most of her life. She worked at Tamarack Bowling Alley, Sunnyside Cafe, and Longview Nursing Home. Retiring from Longview as Head Cook. She loved spending time with her dogs, her best friend of 55 years Phyllis Karlin and her grandchildren, Triston Chambers and Jazmyn Vaughn. She loved the outdoors and plants, family get togethers, the color Purple, going to the movies.
Lesa was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Kim; aunts and uncles.
Survivors include her husband, David E. Chambers of 48 years of Missouri Valley; son, LaVern D. Chambers; daughter, Lena A. Chambers; grandchildren, Triston Chambers and Jazmyn Vaughn; sister, Elizabeth Fox; brother, Sean Crosby; best friend, Phyllis Karlin, all of Missouri Valley; nieces and nephews, cousins and many friends; and her dogs, Reggie and Oliver.
A Celebration of Life service was held Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022, at Grace Community Fellowship Church in Missouri Valley. Pastor Marlin Lustgraaf and Mike Caldwell officiated. The music selections were “Spirit in the Sky”, “Scars In Heaven” and “Friends are Friends Forever”. The honorary bearers were Michael Fox, Mercedes Fox, Triston Chambers, Maverick Fox, Morgan Coberly and Jazmyn Vaughn. The final resting place is Oak Grove Cemetery in Missouri Valley.