|Birth: ||Jan. 29, 1923|
|Death: ||Apr. 3, 2011|
Elesibeth Chinn Story, 88, of Batesville died Sunday, April 3, 2011, in a Batesville nursing home.
Born Jan. 29, 1923, at Cave Creek, she was the daughter of William Arthur and Mabel Swearingen Chinn. She was a homemaker and was retired from Arkansas College (now Lyon College). She was a member of Eastern Star and Cave Creek United Methodist Church.
Survivors include four daughters, Sharon Miller of Rosie, Joy Simmons of Henderson, Tenn., Dennie Baker of Batesville and Debbie Dixon of Westfield, N.J.; three grandchildren, Kirk Miller of Salado, Valarie Martin of Rosie and Cason Simmons of Warner Robbins, Ga.; three great-grandchildren, Terrilynn Miller of Salado and Clara Elesibeth Martin and Chloe Jo Martin, both of Rosie; and several nephews and nieces.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Thurman Odell Story; and a sister, Wilma Chinn Caster.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Central Avenue United Methodist Church in Batesville with the Revs. Paul Seay and Lavon Post and Roy E. Thomas officiating. Burial will be in Cave Creek Cemetery, located in the Cave Creek community north of Batesville, under the direction of Qualls Batesville Funeral Service.
Pallbearers will be Steve Dixon, Jimmy Martin, Kirk Miller, Virgil Miller, Cason Simmons and Chris Simmons.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.
Memorials may be made to Chinn Cemetery Fund, c/o Dennie Baker, 1939 Chinn Springs Lane, Batesville, AR 72501; or Cave Creek Cemetery Fund, c/o Sharon Miller, 199 Harmon Road, Batesville AR 72501.
-Batesville Guard, 7 April 2011
William A. Chinn (1878 - 1967)
Mabel Chinn (1900 - 1980)
Thurman Odell Story (1917 - 2006)*
Cave Creek Cemetery
Created by: Patricia Heath
Record added: Apr 08, 2011
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