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CHAFIN, Ada Scott

Source: The Fountain County Neighbor, May 17, 2006, pg A3

KINGMAN — Ada Mary Chafin, 76, Kingman, died Saturday, May 13, 2006 in Saint Claire Hospital, Crawfordsville. She was born Nov. 25, 1929 in Lafayette, the daughter of Foster and Sara Bell (Atnip) Scott. She married Lee Chafin July 3, 1947, he survives. She had resided in Lafayette until moving to Kingman 13 years ago. She worked as a cook for Harrison High School for 14 years. She also was owner/operator of Chafins Citgo in Battle Ground and worked with her husband at the Chafin Hardesty Garage in Battle Ground. She was a member of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary. She enjoyed playing bunco, bingo, and camping. Survivors, besides the husband, include: a daughter, Cathy (Karl) Childers, Lafayette; three sons, Lee “Skip” Chafin, Jr., Lafayette, Zach (Cheryl) Chafin, Greenhill, and Michael (Patty) Chafin, West Lafayette; two sisters, Freida Hunt and Fuzzy (Bob) Yates, both of Delphi; 10 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Gabe Scott; and a sister, Evelyn Waples. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. today (Wednesday) in Hippensteel Funeral Home, Lafayette. Burial will be in Tippecanoe Memory Gardens. Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society. – jlr
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