Young high school hoops star Peytin India Chamble passes away at 17

| November 30, 2016
Peytin India Chamble

Peytin India Chamble

FORT WAYNE—The Summit City is mourning the loss of one of its youth bright lights with the passing of a local high school basketball star, Peytin India Chamble.

Peytin India Chamble, was born on January 29, 1999 in Des Moines, Iowa to Rodney  and Tyjuana  Chamble.  She was a senior at Snider High School in Fort Wayne, Indiana and played Varsity Basketball for the “Lady Panthers.”   She also played for “Lady Fire” AAU (Amateur  Athletic Union) and Always 100 (AAU).  Peytin loved basketball, photography, arts and crafts and hanging out with her friends.

She was preceded in death by her grandfather, James Scott.

Though Peytins’ life of 17 years  came to an end on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016, she entered into the arms of the Lord to live forever.

Her precious memory, love and smile will always be with her parents, Rodney and Tyjuana; her brother, Dainon Lewis Chamble; sisters, Britney Denience Chamble and Justice Kynnedi Chamble; her maternal grandparents, David and Patsy Woods,  and her paternal grandmother, Ernestine Scott; godparents, Kenneth and Rosalind Cammack; her aunts and uncles; Carla (Corey) Wilder, Davida Woods, Jacinda (Kalyon) Stewart, Rhonda Scott, Shelia Chamble, Eric Chamble, Jesse Chamble, Keith Chamble, Ophra Scott and Vernicka Cambell; her bestie; Kyla Covington;  a host of cousins and friends.

A celebration of Life service was held Nov. 26 at Greater Progressive Baptist Church.

Arrangements were by Ellis Funeral Home.

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