SIKESTON -- Barbara Ann Chaney, 67, passed away at 5:05 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at her home.
Born July 30, 1945, in Atkinson County, Ga., to the late Clayton and Minnie Taft, she was a housewife and pastoral helpmate before retiring and returning to Sikeston.
On Aug. 14, 1965, at Willacoochee, Ga., she married Jerry Chaney Sr. who survives of the home.
She is also survived by: one son and daughter-in-law, Jerry and Samantha Chaney Jr. of Pearson, Ga., and their children Caleb, Carrie and Courtney; one daughter and son-in-law, Melette and Aaron Pobst, and one son, Avery, of Sikeston; one sister, Linda Davis, two sisters-in-law, Opal and Karen Taft, and one brother-in-law, John Arnold of Georgia; many nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Linda Potter.
She is predeceased by three brothers, Troy Taft, Edward Taft and Donald Taft; one sister, Jean Arnold; one sister-in law, Shirley Taft; and one nephew, Eddie Taft.
Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday Jan. 8, 2013, at the Ponder Funeral Home.
The family will celebrate Mrs. Chaney's homegoing at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2012, at the Smith Avenue Church of God with the Revs. Jerry Chaney Sr., Jerry Chaney Jr. and Ira Lee Sandefer officiating.
Burial will follow at Forest Hills Cemetery at Morley.
Online condolences may be sent at www.ponderfuneralhome.com.