Whitesburg KY

Marla Chilson dies in Florida

Marla A. Yonts Chilson, 67, of Lehigh Acres, Fla., died December 11 at the Home Health Hospice Services in Florida.

A daughter of the late Ralph Yonts, formerly of Letcher County, and the late Valleita Jane Bolton Yonts, she was retired from the Newark Development Center in New York.

Surviving are her husband, Allen Chilson; a daughter, Michelle Bates of Lehigh Acres, Fla.; a son, Jason Chilson and wife Reiann of Ft. Myers, Fla.; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; a sister, Eula Serrino and husband Pete of Rochester, N.Y.; a brother, William Yonts of Penn Yan, N.Y.; her motherin law, two sisters-in-law and three brothers-in-law; an aunt, Ella Yonts Sparks of Whitesburg; and an uncle, Duane Yonts of Whitesburg.

Funeral services were held December 20 in New York. Burial was in Gorham Cemetery in Gorham, N.Y.

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