James Edgar Chance
James Edgar Chance, 62, of Warne passed away Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, Ga.
Mr. Chance was a native of Hayesville and had lived there for most of his life. He will be remembered as a wonderful father to his children. In his spare time, Mr. Chance loved fishing and camping. He had been preceded in death by a daughter, Jammie Michelle Chance and his father, Johnny "Ebb" Chance.
Surviving family members left to cherish his memory are his mother, Betty Chance, of Brasstown; daughter and son-in-law, Sherry and Tony Neal, of Flowery Branch, Ga.; son and daughter-in-law, James Dewayne and Nellie Chance, of Winder, Ga.; and son and daughter-in-law, James Everett and Carrie Chance, of Panama City, Fla; brother, Julius Chance, of Leola, Ark.; 12 grandchildren and many other relatives and friends also survive.
Funeral services were held on Wednesday, Nov. 15 in the Chapel of Cochran Funeral Home of Murphy. Rev. Bill Dyer and Rev. David Womble officiated. The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Jimmy Teems, Adrian Teems, James Everett Chance, Avery Chance, Sean Neal and Jesse Neal. Burial was in Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery on Beech Cove Road. The family met with friends at the funeral home on Tuesday evening, Nov. 14.
Arrangements were entrusted to the care of Cochran Funeral Home of Murphy: www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.