Posted By Sparta Live | January 3, 2002 12:00 am
Carsey Chaffin, 80, of Gainesboro, passed away Dec. 31, 2001, in Celina.
Chaffin was born Oct. 29, 1921, in Jackson County, to Darvis and Ova Loftis Chaffin.
He was a member of Free State Church of Christ in Jackson County and was a retired farmer.
Chaffin was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Jones Chaffin.
Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Helen and Brown Stafford and Deborah and Jimmy Strong all of Gainesboro; two brothers, Thurman Chaffin of Blairsville, Ga. and Hugh Chaffin of Lewisburg; one sister, Willie Gentry of Gainesboro; and two grandchildren, Tony Stafford of Gainesboro and Scottie Strong of Cookeville.
Services were held at 2 p.m., Jan. 2, 2002, at the chapel of Anderson Funeral Home in Gainesboro with burial in Rob Draper Memorial Cemetery in Jackson County. Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiated.
Anderson Funeral home in Gainesboro was in charge of arrangements.