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Earnest Leo Chaffin

February 21, 1944 ~ March 3, 2020 (age 76)

Obituary

Mr. Earnest Leo Chaffin, age 76, of Beechgrove, TN, died Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at his residence. Born in Putnam Co., TN, Mr. Chaffin was a son of the late Thomas Chaffin, Sr. and Minnie Alice Hargis Chaffin. He was a carpenter and also a former employee of General Smelting. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Lillie Carver Chaffin who died on Feb. 20, 2020. Also preceded in death by 2 sisters and 6 brothers.

Survived by his 2 daughters, Alice Chaffin of Shelbyville, TN and Ruby Dyer of Murfreesboro, TN; a son, Earnest Doyle Chaffin of Beechgrove, TN; several grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

Visitation will be Sunday, March 8, 2020 at Lawrence Funeral Home from 11am to 2pm with the funeral service at 2pm. Burial will follow at Rocky Glade Cemetery in Rutherford Co.

For those who wish, Memorial Donations may be made towards Mr. Chaffin’s funeral expenses.

 

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
March 8, 2020

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Lawrence Funeral Home
203 S. Horton Pkwy
Chapel Hill, TN 37034

Funeral Service
Sunday
March 8, 2020

2:00 PM
Lawrence Funeral Home
203 S. Horton Pkwy
Chapel Hill, TN 37034

Interment
Sunday
March 8, 2020

3:30 PM
Rocky Glade Cemetery
Shumaker Road
Eagleville, Tennessee 37060

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