Tee Askell Kerns Chiles, 90, of Pelzer, widow of John W. Chiles, Jr., passed away Saturday, January 5, 2019 at McCall Hospice House.
Born in Greenville, she was a daughter of the late Hamilton Y. and Virginia Ward Kerns. Mrs. Chiles was a retired employee of Kemet and was a member of Tremont Church of God.
Surviving are four daughters, Virginia, Joye (Rickey), Lynn (Mehrdad), and Fran (Duke); son, Rudy (Pennie); sister, Marion; brother, Frank; twelve grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and additional adopted loving family members, Tonya, Lisa, and the Nunes family.
Mrs. Chiles was preceded in death by three brothers, Hamp, Jack, and Tom; and three sisters, Hazel, Virginia, and Annie Alice.
Visitation will be held Monday, January 7, 2019 from 12:30 p.m. until 1:45 p.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Downtown. The funeral service will begin at 2:00 p.m. in the Downtown Chapel. Burial to follow the service in Woodlawn Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Powell Mission Partners, 508 Tracy Trail, Greer, SC 29651.
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