Funeral services for Mildred Chason will be held at 11:00 a.m., on Friday, February 21, 2020, El Bethel Baptist Church in Whigham, GA, with Pastor Bob Knight officiating. Services will conclude at the church. Private family interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery in Whigham, GA. Pallbearers will be Scott Pyles, Clay Chason, Brad Chason, Brian Chason, Dave Stewart, and Jesse Stewart. Mrs. Chason passed away on February 18, 2020, at Camellia Gardens of Life Care in Thomasville, GA.
Mildred Brinson Chason was born on August 30, 1928 in Whigham to Maggie Hughes Brinson and Hansel W. Brinson. She was the youngest of ten children. She attended Whigham School and on July 31, 1945, she married Hollis Chason, who has preceded her in death. However, they were blessed with over 73 years of marriage, through which they raised six children. Mrs. Chason was a homemaker and a loving wife, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, and great grandmother. She loved cooking for her family and working in her yard, which like the inside of her home, was meticulously clean and neat. Her flowers brought her much joy, just as happiness aboundeth when she was swinging her grandchildren and great-grandchildren on that front porch swing on Lee Ave. She was a member of the Whigham Methodist Church.
Survivors include: children, Gloria Pyles (Tommy) of Cairo, Wallace Chason (Anita) of Whigham, Lisa Calhoun (Hunter) of Bainbridge, Keith Chason of Whigham, son-in-law, Bobby Porter of Whigham; grandchildren, Scott Pyles (Lizz) of Tallahassee, FL, Katina Stewart of Whigham, Clay Chason (Jennifer) of Cairo, Brad Chason (Kristin) of Jasper, GA, Laura Brown (Dusty) of Whigham, Melissa Boyett (Lyle) of Bainbridge, Heather Vickers (Kyle) of Iron City, GA, Michaela Calhoun of Bainbridge, Brian Chason (Christina) of Whigham; great-grandchildren, Elliott Pyles, Stewart Pyles, Christian Stewart, Jesse Stewart, Cameron Miller, Morgan Miller, Olivia Chason, Alex Chason, Halle Chason, Brody Chason, Brantley Linn, Nolan Brown, Addilyn Brown, Luke Boyett, Annlee Boyett, Kori Boyett, Avery Vickers, Sawyer Vickers, Alisa Chason, and Ella Small; great-great-grandchild, Joey Miller.
She was preceded in death by: her parents; her husband, Hollis Chason; daughters, Bonnie Chason Michael and Mary Chason Porter; daughter-in-law, Pam Chason; sisters, Pauline Deese, Reba Watson, and Liza Fitzgerald; brothers, Tillman Brinson, Junior Brinson, J. D. Brinson, Earl Brinson, Robert Brinson, and William Brinson.
The family wishes to express a heartfelt Thank You to the staff of Camellia Gardens of Life Care in Thomasville, and Hospice of Southwest Georgia. In lieu of flowers a donation may be made to Hospice of Southwest Georgia or a charity of your choice.
The family will receive friends at Clark Funeral Home on Thursday, February 20, 2020, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.
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