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Irene Chaffin, 89, of Campbell, passed away on Feb. 10, 2017, at the Oak Manor Nursing Home in Commerce. Funeral services will be held on Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, at 2 p.m. at the chapel of Coker-Mathews Funeral Home with Rev. Royce Litchfield officiating. Burial will follow at Caney Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1:30 p.m. until service time on Monday.
Irene was born in Howe, Okla., on May 7, 1927, to Dan and Lilly Kent Grist. She married Felt Thomas Chaffin on Aug. 21, 1952, in Rockwall. She worked on the dairy farm and was of the Baptist faith.
Irene is survived by children, Phillip Chaffin and wife, LaVonne, and Judy Travis; brother, Ralph Grist and significant other, Fleta Underwood, all of Campbell; grandchildren, Jeffery Chaffin and wife, Theresa, Michael Chaffin and wife, Marjory, Wendy Ragle and husband, Barry, Danny Travis and wife, Jessica, Kimberly Graves and husband, Cory; great-grandchildren, Dalton Marcum, Kaylee Marcum, Tanner Chaffin, Jasmine Chaffin, Allison Chaffin, Trinity Chaffin, Hunner Chaffin, Jaxon Travis, Mason Roy Travis, River Graves; and great-great-grandchild, Kyndall Marcum.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, James Chaffin; and daughter, Elizabeth Ann Chaffin Crouch.
Pallbearers will be Jeff Chaffin, Michael Chaffin, Jerret Featherston, Dalton Marcum, Barry Ragle and Danny Travis.
Published on February 13, 2017
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