Archive for Thursday, August 20, 1992


August 20, 1992


— Services for Esta M. Chiddix, 88, Oskaloosa, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Hampton-Barrett Funeral Home in Oskaloosa with the Rev. Wayne Feuerbacher officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant View Cemetery in Oskaloosa.

Mrs. Chiddix died Tuesday, Aug. 18, 1992, in an Oskaloosa nursing home.

She was born March 29, 1904, in Coyle, Okla., to Henry and Georgia McKinney Dunn. She spent most of her life in the Ozawkie and Valley Falls communities.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Valley Falls.

She married Walter Chiddix on Feb. 24, 1926, in Topeka. He died June 2, 1962.

Survivors include a daughter, Georgia Dailey, Oskaloosa; two sons, Melvin Chiddix Sr., Topeka, and Leo Chiddix, Ozawkie; 10 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

Friends may call until 9 p.m. today and until service time Friday at the funeral home. The family suggests memorials to the Jefferson County Ambulance Service. Memorials may be sent in care of the funeral home.

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