Ione Chancey

Obituary of Ione Brown Chancey

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Ione Brown Chancey, 87, widow of Robert Chancey, died Sunday, December 20, 2015, at her home. Born in Augusta, GA, she was a daughter of the late Charlie Brown and Lila Huey Brown. Mrs. Chancey was of the Episcopal faith and a member of the Church of the Holy Comforter. She was retired from Dr. Warren Smith orthodontist practice. She was an avid bridge player, loved to cook as well as paint. She will be missed very deeply. Surviving are one son, James “Jay” S. Richardson, Jr. of Sumter; three grandchildren, Trey Richardson, Karola D. Richardson, Krista Richardson; one great-grandchild, Maddy Statham. She was preceded in death by a daughter Helena R. Fickling and one sister, Helena Clark of Santee. Graveside services will be held at 4 P.M. Tuesday in the Sumter Cemetery with Rev. Charlie Walton officiating. The family will receive friends from 2:30 to 3:30 P.M. Tuesday at the Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Church of the Holy Comforter, P. O. Box 338, Sumter, SC 29151. On-line condolences may be sent to Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory, 221 Broad Street, Sumter, is in charge of the arrangements (803) 775-9386.