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Mitzi Wilson Chinn

Birth
Owensboro, Daviess County, Kentucky, USA
Death 17 Jan 2017 (aged 88)
Ohio County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Central City, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 175487556 · View Source
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Parent links contributed by Charles Templer, 19 Mar 2018

"Mitzi Wilson Chinn, 88 of Hartford entered into rest on Tuesday January 17, 2017 at Ohio County Hospital. She was born July 31, 1928 to the late Grover C. and Mary C. Boulware Wilson. Mrs. Chinn was born in Owensboro, KY and named for two of her aunt’s one which was Milton Boulware, founder of the Boulware Center in Owensboro.

She was a 1949 graduate of University of Kentucky, a member of Alpha Delta Pi Sorority, American Home Economic Association, and University of Kentucky Band. She is retired from the Ohio County School system, where she taught at Hartford Junior High and Ohio County Middle School teaching art and science.

After her retirement from public education she taught Art Education for Western Kentucky University, she was former Owner and operator of The Jabberwocky Arts and Craft Store in Hartford, and active member of Hartford United Methodist Church.

Aside from her parents she was preceded in death by two sisters, Jessie Ringo of Lexington and Mary B. Wilson of Owensboro and the father of her children, Charles W Chinn.

Survivors include one son Jeffrey W. (Marti) Chinn of Milton, Fl and one daughter, Cecilia K. (Jim) Thomas of Hartford. Mitzi was blessed with one granddaughter, Lelia K. (Gifford) Morris of Nicholasville, one great grandson, James Kian Morris of Nicholasville, one step-grandson, Christopher Cordell of Alabama. Also surviving is one niece, Cheaney R. Seth of Lexington and two nephews, John W. Ringo of Marietta, GA and James M. Ringo of Lexington.
Memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, January 21, 2017 at Miller-Schapmire Funeral Home in Hartford, with Rev. Bob Clements officiating. Friends may visit with the family of Mitzi Chinn from 4-7PM, Friday and 9 AM until time of service on Saturday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Hartford United Methodist Church, 141 E Center St, Hartford, KY 42347."

Source: Miller Schapmire Funeral Home, Hartford, KY


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  • Created by: G. Euel Coats
  • Added: 18 Jan 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 175487556
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mitzi Wilson Chinn (31 Jul 1928–17 Jan 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 175487556, citing Rose Hill Cemetery, Central City, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by G. Euel Coats (contributor 47388414) .