JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Mildred Chambliss
Mt. Vernon

Mildred Chambliss, 76, 1103 Wilkin St., and late of Nature Trail Nursing Home, 
died at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Good Samaritan Hospital.

She was born Aug. 13, 1908, in Mt. Vernon, a daughter of William Pierce and 
Lucy (Durdin) Wininger.  She married Orval Moore and later married Harley Chambliss, 
both of whom preceeded her in death.

Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Hughey Funeral Home with the Rev. Merle Fullerton 
officiating.  Burial will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

Friends may call after 6 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Survivors included three sons, Orval Lee Moore of Ina; Jack R. and Harley Chambliss, Jr. 
of Mt. Vernon; three daughters, Mrs. Marvin (Yvonne) Cates of Mt. Vernon; Mrs. Don (Maxine) 
Powless of Fairfield; Mrs. Bob (Sharon) Hibbs of Oakwood; one stepdaughter, Alma Gulley 
of Marion; one sister, Sarah Crim of Mt. Vernon; 17 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; 
two great-great-grandchildren; three step grandchildren; nine stepgrandchildren; two 
stepgreat-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husbands, she was preceeded in death by one sister, Jeanie Bumpus; 
two brothers, Lee Wininger and William Isaac Wininger; one stepson, Harold Chambliss; 
one granddaughter, two grandsons and her parents.

She had been employed at Swift & Co. and the Mt. Vernon Shoe Factory. She attended 
Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.

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Corrections/Additional Information by Submitter:  
Mother's maiden name has also been spelled Dirden and Darden.  
Brother, 'Lee' was Grover Lee Wininger.
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Source: Mt. Vernon Register-News
Date: July 31, 1985
Submitted by: Allen Lee Moore
Relationship: Grandson

 

 

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