Grace C. Chaffin

October 22, 1941 ‒ November 01, 2018

Mount Vernon, Ohio
Formerly of Howard, Ohio

Grace C. Chaffin, 77, of Mount Vernon formerly of Howard passed away on Thursday evening, November 1, 2018 at the Knox Community Hospital. She was born on October 22, 1941 in San Diego, CA to the late Emelio and Carmen (Rodriguez) Delgado.

Grace a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.   She was Nurse’s Aide for over 25 years.  Grace enjoyed sewing, cooking and spending time with her family.

Grace is survived by her children, Jeff Chaffin of North Carolina, Mark (Stephanie) Chaffin  of Texas and Debra (Clyde) Marvin of Danville; several grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren;  sisters, Martha Ledesma and Norma Vizcaino; brothers, Emelio, Edward and Cesar Delgabo; several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Grace was preceded in death by her husband, Grant Chaffin in 2010.

The family will have a memorial service celebrating the life of Grace at 3 p.m. on Thursday, November 8, 2018 at the Fredericktown American Legion, 87 Mount Vernon Ave., Fredericktown.

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The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Grace C. Chaffin.

  • My condolences to the family and all who loved Grace. The seeming finality of death is what makes it especially difficult. But we can have confidence that God yearns to bring back to life the dead who are preserved in his memory. (Job 14:14,15) His Word, the Bible, gives us a wonderful hope of living in a paradise on earth and seeing the resurrection of our dead loved ones. (Luke 23:43; John 5:28,29) May this bring you some comfort during this difficult time.

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