Helen E. Chafin, age 92, of Bristol, Tenn., passed away on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at Elmcroft of Bristol. She was born May 21, 1928 in Russell County, Va., a daughter of the late Sam and Emma Chafin. Helen lived most of her life in the Bristol area. She worked for Monroe Calculating and Bristol Memorial Hospital. She was a 53 year member of The Order of The Eastern Star, Border City Chapter. Helen attended New Grace Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by sisters, Thelma Hartman and Lola Meade; and brothers, Grady Chafin and Clayton Chafin.
Survivors include her brothers, Dean Chafin and wife Vangline, Garland Chafin and wife Loretta, and Don Chaffin and wife Sandra; sister, Linda Chafin; sister-in-law, Pearl Chafin; several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.
The funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 27, 2020 in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Sam Haynes officiating. The family will receive friends from 10 until 11:00 a.m. prior to the service. Interment will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, June 27, 2020 in the Temple Hill Memorial Park in Castlewood, Va. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Dr. Burke and his nurse, Tonya, the nurses and staff at Elmcroft, and her caregivers. The family has chosen to make the livestream of the service available to the public and may be viewed at www.oneroomstreaming.com Event ID: WeaverFH Password: HZQUXO
Flowers will be accepted, and if preferred memorial gifts may be given to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Online condolences may be registered at www.weaverfuneralhome.net. Arrangements have been made with Weaver Funeral Home and Cremation Services.