Originally created 12/15/03

Mrs. Marjorie Chitty (AUGUSTA, Ga.)



AUGUSTA, Ga.- Mrs. Marjorie Brown Baxley Chitty, 83, wife of Wesley Chitty, died Saturday, December 13, 2003 at the Barnwell County Hospital. She was born December 10, 1920 and was the daughter of the late Solomon and Gertrude Brown. She was first married to the late Bunyan Baxley. Mrs. Chitty graduated from the University of South Carolina and taught art at University High School. Later she taught fourth grade at Barnwell Elementary School and in Phoenix City, Alabama. In addition, she was the Children's Librarian in Albany, Ga. While living in Tennessee, she became a real estate agent and broker. She was a member of the Holy Apostles Episcopal Church where she served as Senior Warden and as a member of the Altar Guild, where she used her artistic abilities for outstanding flower arrangements. She was a charter member of the Cherokee Garden Club, belonged to several bridge clubs, and was a member of the Barnwell County Museum Board. She was an accomplis hed artist and designed the Barnwell Bicentennial Banner in 1999-2000. Survivors include her husband, Wesley Chitty, of Barnwell; daughters and sons-in-law, Ann and Melvin Bowers, of Little Mountain, S.C., Betty and Joey Mise of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Marlene and Justin Cadmen of Fredericksburg, Va.; step-daughter and son-in-law, Nancy and Hank Goldin, of St. Augustine, Fla.; grandchildren, Lance (Melissa) Still, Steven (Jennifer) Still, Walker Mise, Ashleigh Mise, Joseph Mise, and Lauren Mise; great-grandson, Wyatt Still. She was predeceased by a sister, Betty Brown. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, December 16, 2003 at the Church of the Holy Apostles with the Rev. Hank Avent officiating. Burial will follow in the churchyard. Memorials may be made to The Barnwell County Nursing Home, Wren St., Barnwell, S.C., 29812. The family will receive friends at the home, 207 South Toby Creek Rd. from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday evening. Mole Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle December 15, 2003