Dorothy Helen Chamberlain
Nazarene evangelist and musician
The Rev. Dorothy Helen Chamberlain, 90, of Waynesburg, died Friday, November 16, 2012. She went home to be with Jesus.
She was born April 2, 1922, in Carmichaels, a daughter of the late Glady and Alice Shroyer Ewart.
The Rev. Chamberlain was a 1940 graduate of Carmichaels High School.
On April 12, 1940, she married Edward Chamberlain, who died in November 1979.
She served for 40 years in evangelism and music ministry with the Church of the Nazarene. She was also an ordained elder of Church of the Nazarene.
The Rev. Chamberlain was known for her keen sense of humor and her impersonations of Minnie Pearl.
Surviving are a son, the Rev. Donald E. Chamberlain of Butler; a daughter, Janet Cole Carmichaels; four grandchildren, Helen McMahan of Bradford, Donna Zimmerman of Somerset and Corrie Austin and Carl Cole, both of Carmichaels; and five great-grandchildren, Donald McMahan, Johnny McMahan, Brittany Harrell, Cameron Miller and Aiden Dillard.
Deceased is a great-grandson, Brandon Miller.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday in Behm Funeral Homes Inc., 1477 Jefferson Road, Jefferson. Additional visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m., the time of service, Tuesday, November 20, in First Church of the Nazarene, 115 Deerfield Lane, Waynesburg, with the Rev. John M. Poling officiating. Burial will follow in Greene County Memorial Park, Morgan Township. Memorial contributions may be made to Nazarene Compassionate Ministries at www.ncm.org. Condolences may be offered at www.behm-funeralhomes.com.