Died: October 21, 2013
Age: 89 years old
Mrs. Virginia Chesser, 89 of Cookeville, Tennessee, formerly of Murray, Ky., died Monday, October 21, 2013 at the Masters Transitional Care and Rehab Center in Cookeville, Tennessee.
Mrs. Chesser was born February 19, 1924 in Richmond, Va., to the late John Haskins Seay Sr. and Lena Brackett Seay. She obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Louisville. She retired after 20 years of service as a Headstart Teacher in the Jefferson County School System. She was a member of the First Baptist Church and a member of the Phebian Sunday School class, as well as a former member of the Sharon Wells Missionary Group. Mrs. Chesser was a 64 year member of the Eastern Star, as well as a member of the Murray Women's Club Theta Department.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Samuel L. Chesser Jr, and one brother, John Haskins Seay, Jr.
She is survived by three daughters, Diana McDuffee of Chapel Hill, N.C., Linda Yount of Cookeville, TN, and Debbie Seay and husband Rob of Cookeville, Tn., three grandchildren, Laura McDuffee and husband Pete of Greensboro, N.C., Ryan Seay and wife Susan of Oxford, Ms., and Emily Seay of Cookeville, Tn., also two great grandchildren, Frankie McDuffee Sangimino of Greensboro, N.C., and Cooper Seay of Oxford, Ms., and one cousin Richard Selph and wife Ann of California.
Funeral service will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, October 26, 2013 at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home, Rev. Boyd Smith will officiate, and burial will follow in the Murray City Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm on Saturday, October 26, 2013 at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the First Baptist Church "Mother's Day Out", 203 S. 4th St., Murray Ky, 42071.
Online condolences may be made at www.thejhchurchillfuneralhome.com