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Ardath (Reed) Chilson

January 20, 1925 ~ June 6, 2017 (age 92)

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Ardath Reed Chilson, age 92, of Spruce Pine, NC, passed away Tuesday, June 6 2017 at her residence with her loving family by her side.  Mrs. Chilson was born in Potter County, PA on January 20, 1925 and was a daughter of the late Clair Reed and Ruth Kidney Reed. She was a member of Central Baptist Church of Spruce Pine.  She was a Sunday School Teacher  at Grassy Creek Baptist Church and Central Baptist Church of Spruce Pine.  She was a homemaker and a registered nurse.  She loved working outside and was known to have a green thumb.  Her family will attest to the fact that she was a good cook and was always willing to help with anything that anyone needed done.  Prior to her husband’s death she would help him with the ministry at the Brian Center.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Hugh Chilson and a daughter, Linda Severance. 

Left to cherish Mrs. Chilson’s memory is one daughter, Martha “Marty” Chilson Sage and husband Jay of Gray, Tennessee; Eugene Miller and wife Rebecca and their son, Cody Miller of the home, caregivers; one brother, Roger Reed of Las Cruces, NM; one sister, Lois Castell of California; six grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren. 

The memorial service will be announced later when finalized.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Mitchell County, 236 Hospital Drive, Spruce Pine, NC 28777.

The family would like to express their appreciation to Hospice of Mitchell County and their staff for the wonderful care given to their mother while she was a patient there.

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