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1941 Sarah 2021

Sarah Catherine “Polly” Chambers

December 17, 1941 — November 4, 2021

Sarah “Polly” Catherine Chambers, 79, of Hillsborough, NC., was born December 17, 1941 to Noland Davis Parham and Sarah Elizabeth Eason. She was born in Dinwiddie, VA. She departed this life to be with Jesus on November 4, 2021.

In addition to her parents, Sarah is preceded in death by her sister, Christine Thompson.

Sarah is survived by her 3 children, Douglas Wayne Martin (Laura) of Apex, NC, Lisa Chambers Thomas (Jeff) of Hillsborough, NC, and Tammy Chambers Perry (Kevin) of Hillsborough, NC; her 8 grandchildren, Sarah, Samantha, Doug Jr., Frederick, Bryson, Brooklynn, Taylor, and Ally; 3 great-grandchildren, Mila, Ava, and Adalyn; her siblings, Estelle Hogan, Rebecca Godwin, Paulette McFalls (Garland), Noland Parham (Rebecca), Virginia Boone, and Phillip Parham (Teresa); as well as many nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was loved so dearly!

She was a dedicated employee of Red Lobster in Durham, NC off of Chapel Hill Blvd., for 28 years. Sarah was an amazing and loving mom (and dad!). She adored her three children so much. The highlight of her day was sitting in her favorite chair by the window watching her birds eat from their birdhouse. She loved watching Lifetime and Hallmark movies. Her children and siblings will miss her calling them daily, which meant 10 times daily! She was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church at 2013 Ellis Road in Durham, NC. While her siblings worked hard in the tobacco field, she sat under the tree and said “I’m not working in that field, I’m going to Hollywood!” When planes would fly low, she’d run after them and yell, “take me to Hollywood!” While she never made it to Hollywood, she sure made it to heaven.

A funeral service will be held 3:00 p.m., Sunday, November 7, 2021 at Hudson Funeral Home Chapel. Officiating will be Rev. Jim Turnbough. A visitation will be held two hours prior from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at Hudson Funeral Home. Hudson Funeral Home asks everyone in attendance to wear a mask when entering the building. If you are unable to attend the service, viewing and signing of the registry book will be available until 5:00 p.m., Saturday, November 6, 2021 and starting at 9:00 a.m. Sunday, November 7, 2021.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks donations to be made to Duke Hospice/Hock Pavilion, Duke Homecare and Hospice, 4321 Medical Park Dr. Ste 101, Durham, NC, 27704.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Sarah Catherine “Polly” Chambers, please visit our flower store.

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Monday, November 7, 2022

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Monday, November 7, 2022

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