Ethelyn Chaffin Steele
Ethelyn Chaffin Steele
  • December 8, 1924 - February 2, 2017
  • Hampton, Georgia

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Mrs. Ethelyn Chaffin Steele, age 92, of Hampton, Georgia passed away on February 2, 2017. Mrs. Steele was born in Hampton, Georgia the daughter of the late Nora Amelia Foster Chaffin and William Lawrence Chaffin. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Julius Steele and siblings, Genelle Chaffin Brand, Edward Chaffin, and Howard Chaffin.

Mrs. Steele has been a member of Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church since the age of 13. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends, gardening and flowers, cooking, crocheting, camping, and taking care of her cat, Fluffy. She is survived by her children, Jerry Steele (Shirley) of Andrews, NC, Martha E. Auriemma (Joseph) of Senoia, and Connie West (Mike) of McDonough; 8 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday, February 6, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Friends and Family will gather for a funeral service on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 beginning 2:00 PM at Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church with Rev. Mike Nickolich officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Arrangements are being handled under the direction of Haisten Funeral Home in McDonough (770.914.8833). To leave an online condolence for the family, please visit our website at