Thursday
64°
Thunderstorms
42%
Thursday Night
53°
Mostly Cloudy
10%
Friday
74°
Mostly Cloudy
5%
Friday Night
60°
Chance Thunderstorms
45%
Saturday
79°
Chance Thunderstorms
27%
Saturday Night
63°
Chance Thunderstorms
47%
Sunday
77°
Chance Thunderstorms
32%
Sunday Night
58°
Chance Rain Showers
27%
Memorial Day
72°
Chance Thunderstorms
34%
Monday Night
56°
Chance Rain Showers
43%
3 Day
Extended
Saturday, February 18th, 2012
Verti Lee Chaffins
Former St. Marys resident Verti Lee Chaffins, 79, Bourbonnais, Ill., died Feb. 14, 2012, in the emergency room at Riverside Medical Center, Kankakee, Ill.
She was born Nov. 26, 1932, in Mousie, Ky., to Edgle and Cordie Tuttle Wicker. On Feb. 13, 1947, she married Richard Chaffins, who died Oct. 28, 2005.
Surviving are three children, Carolyn Manago, Momence, Ill., Norma (Eric) Prather, Bourbonnais, and Charles (RoseAnn) Chaffins, Sidney; three siblings, Evelyn (Joe) Hale, Dayton, Clyde (Connie) Wicker, St. Marys, and Bud (Shirley) Wicker, St. Marys; nine grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are three siblings, Palmer Slone, William Lee Wicker and Margaret Slone, and a son-in-law, Francisco Manago.
She had worked for Carter Wallace and also Baker and Taylor, Momence. She previously worked at Auglaize Acres Nursing Home, Wapakoneta. She was a member of the Garden of Love Old Regular Baptist Church, St. Marys.
Service is 10 a.m. Tuesday at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys, Rev. Gary Mosley officiating. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be left at millerfuneralhomes.net.
Additional obituaries on this date
S. Andrew Liming, 57, St. Marys, was found dead Feb. 17, 2012, at his residence [More]
Ruth Eleanore Holtzhauer Rohrbach, 88, St. Marys, died at 4:15 a.m. Feb. 17, 2012, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Walter E. Stemen, 64, Celina, died Feb. 17, 2012, at his residence.
Service i [More]
Former Mendon resident Benny Young Jr., 57, Summerfield, Fla., died Feb. 16, 20 [More]