Ms. Phyllis Chafin
Ms. Phyllis Chafin, age 64, of Dublin died on Friday morning, March 18, 2022, at Memorial Health in Savannah. Ms. Chafin was born in Soperton, grew up in Rockledge and was a 1975 graduate of East Laurens High School. After high school she attended Georgia State Women’s College in Milledgeville where she began her Nursing career, then Georgia Baptist College of Nursing in Atlanta where she earned her BSN and her Master’s Degree, becoming a Nurse Practitioner. During her many years in healthcare, she worked at Claxton Hospital, Laurens County Hospital, Fairview Park, in Labor and Delivery, the Emergency Room, Internal Medicine, was Nursing Supervisor and served patients at Accordia Urgent Care and Southeastern Immediate Care in Dublin. Ms. Chafin was a member at Blue Springs Baptist Church.
Ms. Chafin is preceded in death by her father Clifford Chafin, her brother, Leland Clifford Chafin, her maternal grandparents, Dewey Lee Hester Sr. and Georgie Walker Hester, and her paternal grandparents, John and Lillie Wynn Chafin.
She is survived by her mother, Editha Hester Chafin, Rockledge, her sister, Suzanne Chafin Keene (Marty), Lothair Community, Soperton, two nephews, Justin Chafin (Chelsea) and Josh Chafin (Ashley), a niece, Crissy Chafin, 7 great-nieces and nephews, Brayden, Caedon, Maxx, Abby, Emma, Ethan and Anna Kate, and countless others that have adopted her.
Funeral services were conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 22, 2022, at Blue Springs Baptist Church with Reverend Jim Allen, Reverend Ben Edwards and Reverend W. L. Currie officiating. Ms. Chafin was buried in Blue Springs Baptist Church Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers were Josh Chafin, Justin Chafin, Lance Chafin, Joey Chafin, Jamie Mills and Timmy Oliver.
Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to Blue Springs Baptist Church, Minter Blue Springs Rd., Rockledge, GA 30454 or to the charity of one’s choice.
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