- Category: Obituaries
- Published on 04 December 2013
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Funeral services for Elizabeth Chitsey, age 95 of Mount Vernon, were at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013 at the First United Methodist Church in Winnsboro. Burial was in the Cypress Cemetery in Franklin County.
Mrs. Chitsey was born April 22, 1918 in Winnsboro to Sam Cowser and Vera Stinson Cowser. She was a retired bookkeeper and was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Winnsboro. She married Cy Berthiaume on June 19, 1943 in San Antonio. He died in 1970. She married John Chitsey on Sept. 3, 1976, He died in 1997.
She died Wednesday, November 27. She was preceded in death by a son, David Berthiaume and a sister-in-law, Shirley Cowser.
She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Jeffery and Karen Berthiaume of Omaha, Nebr. and Don and Kathy Berthiaume of Littleton, Colo.; two daughters and sons-in-law, Mary and Jerry Hearron of Mount Pleasant and Debbie and Jackie McClenan of Mount Pleasant; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Bill Cowser of St. George, Utah and Jack and Gloria Cowser of Winnsboro; 10 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren.