Mary Susan Burcham Chinault departed this life on Sunday, November 15, 2020. She was a long time resident of Dublin, Virginia. Funeral services will be a private graveside service on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at West End Cemetery,Wytheville. Family will meet at the cemetery before the graveside service.
Mary was the daughter of James R. (Jim) Burcham, Sr. and Mamie Roxie Monroe East. She grew up in
Max Meadows and attended Wythe County Schools. She was a happy, contented person who loved
everyone. She was excellent with children, telling stories, singing to them and at time a child caregiver.
She devoted her life to her husband and family.
Her parents, James Burcham, Sr and Mamie East Burcham preceded her in death as well as a beloved
brother, Junius (Cecil) East.
Her loving husband, Clarence Thomas Chinault, survives to cherish her memory, and is a patient in Radford Health and Rehab Center. Others include her brothers and sisters:
Garnie East and wife Evelyn of Max Meadows, Bessie Tickle, Draper; Gerri Collins, Wytheville, and James (Bob) Burcham and wife Enola of Dublin. Other survivors include her many nieces and nephews. Kathy Christian, Draper and Betsy Bartlett, Ireland.
Mary was a woman of faith who loved everyone. She and Clarence loved reading the Bible daily and was proud of the fact they had read it in its entirety.
She loved to laugh, keep people happy, and was a joy to children. Throughout her life she never met a
Stranger telling everyone, “I love you, Darlin”.
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Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.