Verti Lee Chaffins, 79, of Bourbonnais, Ill., formerly of St. Marys, died Tuesday, February 14, 2012, in the emergency room at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee, Illinois.
She was born Nov. 26, 1932, in Mousie, Ky., the daughter of Cordie (Tuttle) and Edgle Wicker. On Feb. 13, 1947, she married Richard Chaffins, and he preceded her in death Oct. 28, 2005.
She is survived by two daughters, Carolyn Manago, of Momence, Ill., and Norma (Eric) Prather, of Bourbonnais, Ill,; and a son, Charles (RoseAnn) Chaffins, of Sidney.
Services are at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Miller Funeral Home in St. Marys, with the Rev. Gary Mosley officiating. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Condolences may be sent to millerfuneralhomes.net.