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Lucille E. Chilson

November 13, 1926 ~ January 27, 2021 (age 94)

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SALEM – Lucille E. Chilson, 94, died Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at her granddaughter’s home in Gaffney, South Carolina. She was born November 13, 1926 in Beloit, daughter of the late Joseph Thomas and Cora May (McGuire) Sheen.

Lucille worked an envelope press at Church Budget for 30 years. She was formerly a member of Salem Presbyterian Church.

Her husband, Harry E. Chilson, whom she married in 1951 preceded her in death June 9, 2011.

Survivors include her son Roger Lee Chilson of Salem; daughter, Susan Kay Johnson of Lexington, SC; sister, Theda Mudger of Salem; four grandchildren, Jason (Amanda) Johnson, Jennifer (Jorg) Schreiber, Jessica Johnson and Jeremiah Johnson; and six great-grandchildren, Camryn and Alexander Johnson, Anna, Colt and Haven Schreiber and Ashlynn Johnson.

Besides her parents and husband, sisters, Mary Sheen, Alverta Blythe, Lavern Sabo and Joyce Stoffer and brothers, Elwood Sheen and James Sheen also preceded her in death.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at Highland Memorial Park in Beloit.

Calling hours will be held from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at Stark Memorial. Please adhere to social distancing, do not linger, and bring your own mask.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to, Wounded Warrior Project at www.woundedwarriorproject.org, or to Halcyon Hospice payable at 300 E. Henry St., Suite A Spartanburg, SC, 29302

If unable to attend, you may show your support by joining our complimentary “Hugs from Home” program where your message will be attached to a balloon in the chapel to remind the family of your love and support at www.starkmemorial.com/hugs-from-home.

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February 2, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Stark Memorial
1014 East State Street
Salem, OH 44460

Graveside Service
February 3, 2021

2:00 PM
Highland Memorial Park
264 12th Street
Beloit, OH 44609

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