Virginia Laura Thorne Chancy

Virginia Laura Thorne Chancy, 85, of Barnwell, died Feb. 2, 2009 at the Aiken Regional Hospital in Aiken, following an extended illness.

Funeral service was held Feb. 6 in the chapel of Smith Funeral Home. Burial was in the Offerman Cemetery. Smith Funeral Home in Blackshear was in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Chancy was a native of Pierce County but had lived in South Carolina since 1953 but also held a residence in Patterson. She was the daughter of the late Grover and Vera Russ Thorne. She was preceded in death by her husband Moye N. Chancy, and her parents. She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church of Allendale and was a former member of Offerman Baptist Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Marline Still of Barnwell, and Elaine (Sport) Holland of Barnwell; one son, Nubern (Mary) Chancy of Allendale; one brother, Ronnie (Shirley) Thorne of Warner Robins, Ga.; three sisters, Dorothy Bennett of Offerman, Sue Williamson of Patterson, and Ann (Travis) Bennett of Offerman; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
The People-Sentinel 02/11/09