Gladys Pauline "Polly" Chafin-May 17, 2011

Gladys Pauline “Polly” Chafin, 84, formerly of Pampa, now of Amarillo died peacefully on Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at BSA Hospice, with her family and her loving husband of 60 years by her side.
Memorial services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 4, 2011 at the First Baptist Church Chapel in Amarillo with Dr. Howard K. Batson, Pastor, officiating.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Polly was born on July 7, 1926 in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma to the late Thomas Robert and Ida Bell (Curry) Bryan.  She attended school in Deer Creek Oklahoma.  While working as an assistant to Dr. Fleetwood of Edmond, she met her husband to be, William R. Chafin, Jr. on June 2, 1950.  They married in Edmond, Oklahoma.  In 1961 the Chafin family moved to Pampa, Texas where she helped her husband establish, Chafin Sales Company.  Many customers still remember her Christmas pound cakes.  She was active in many capacities at First Baptist Church of Pampa and served in many organizations while living in Pampa.  In 1997 she and her husband moved to Amarillo where she became a member of First Baptist Church and of New Neighbors.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her sisters, Georgie Ina Lynch, Roberta Bartels and Athlie Moore; her mother-in-law, Corinne (Cochran) Chafin and her father-in-law, William R. Chafin, Sr.
Survivors include her husband, William “Bill” Chafin of Amarillo; their three children, Cindy Peterman and husband Bob of New Braunfels, TX, Debbie Natali and husband Dan of Appleton, WI and William R. “Rob” Chafin and wife Jacquie Humphrey of Amarillo; six grandchildren, Reagan Chunn and wife Katie, Genee Kim and husband Hyung, Daniel Natali, Michael Natali, Andrew Natali and Jacy Chafin; three great grandchildren, Haram Kim, Sun Hee Kim and Melita Chunn; one sister, Billie Coon of Oklahoma City, OK and many nieces, nephews and friends.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials be sent to First Baptist Church, 1208 Tyler St., Amarillo, TX 79101, or to BSA Hospice, P.O. Box 950, Amarillo, TX 79105.
It is the God-fearing woman who is honored.
Extol her for the fruit of all her toil,
And let her labors bring her honor in the city gates.
Proverbs 31: 30b-31

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