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Lee Ola Chaffin

October 17, 1944 — May 13, 2015

Lee Ola Chaffin

Lee Ola Chaffin 70, of Honey Grove passed away on Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at home surrounded by her loving family.

Lee Ola was born in Fannin County on October 17, 1944, to Zelema and Julius L. Allen. She was married to James Lee Chaffin and they shared more than 40 years together.

She was a faithful member of Christian Chapel C.M.E in Honey Grove where she sang in the choir and took part in the ladies auxiliary until her health began to fail. Lee Ola loved her grandchildren and was a "community granny"

Survivors include her husband James, her mother Zelema Allen, her sons: Brent Johnson (L'Shawn), of Honey Grove, TX. and Jason Johnson (Courtney), of Oklahoma City, OK., her daughters: Sharon Johnson, of Honey Grove, Lashone Pearson (Micheal), of Honey Grove, Renita Woods (Robert), of Bonham, Stacy Howland (Steven), of Allen, Latasha Johnson, of Bonham, Melissa Henderson (Jerry), of Gainesville, TX. and Vickie Thomas (Mark), of Gainesville, TX. Her grandchildren: Brittany Pearson, Cody Battle, Cameron Brooks, Malcom Johnson, B.J. Bonds, Kourtney Pearson, Chelsea Edwards, Andrew Martin, Andre Parker, Xzavion Epps, Izaiah Epps, Makiyah Johnson, Aiden Johnson, Aslyn Johnson, Destiny Chaffin, Jalyn Henderson, Jamal Thomas, Ed Thomas, D'jana Jackson, her eight great-grandchildren, she is also survived by her two sisters: Beulah Perkins, of Cooper and Claudetta Couts, of Honey Grove; and her long time friend Dottie Bryant.

She was preceded in death by her father Julius L. Allen, her daughter, Eva Jean Johnson, her granddaughters: Keyonia Epps and A'Layazia Martin, her brothers: Julius Gean Allen and J.C. Allen; and her sisters: Veralene Couts, Ola Lee Shaw, and Ruthie Mae Adams.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at 1:00 p.m. at Christian Chapel C.M.E. in Honey Grove with Rev. Esther F. Lawson as Eulogist and Rev. Cedric Barksdale officiating.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m., at Christian Chapel C.M.E. in Honey Grove.

Pallbearers will be Jewel Shaw, Charles Torte, Dennis Finney, Scott Hunnel, Geroin Leshaw, Robert Woods, James Talley III. and Jelani Toure.

Honorary pallbearers will be Cody Battle, Cameron Brooks, Malcom Johnson, B.J. Bonds, Andrew Martin, Xzavion Epps, Izaiah Epps, Aiden Johnson, Devon Fulbright and Andre Parker.

Interment will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Honey Grove.

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