MOUNT VERNON — Grace C. Chaffin, 77, of Mount Vernon formerly of Howard passed away Thursday evening, Nov. 1, 2018, at the Knox Community Hospital. She was born Oct. 22, 1941, in San Diego, California, to the late Emelio and Carmen (Rodriguez) Delgado.

Grace a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. She was Nurse’s Aide for over 25 years. Grace enjoyed sewing, cooking and spending time with her family.

Grace is survived by her children, Jeff Chaffin of North Carolina, Mark (Stephanie) Chaffin of Texas and Debra (Clyde) Marvin of Danville; several grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; sisters, Martha Ledesma and Norma Vizcaino; brothers, Emelio, Edward and Cesar Delgabo; several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Grace was preceded in death by her husband, Grant Chaffin in 2010.

The family will have a memorial service celebrating the life of Grace at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8, at the Fredericktown American Legion, 87 Mount Vernon Ave., Fredericktown.

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The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Grace C. Chaffin.


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