Charlotte Faye Chafin Blume, age 75, passed away March 13, 2018. Born September 23, 1942, in Lake City, Florida, she had lived most of her life in Athens and Winterville, Georgia.
Ms. Blume was the daughter of William Howard Chafin, Jr., and Mary Madeline Slavin Chafin. She was preceded in death by her son, Darren Howell Blume, and her brother, Allen Dean Chafin.
She graduated from Athens High School in 1960 and attended the University of Georgia. She was a member of the Reverend John Andrew Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, having served as Chaplain. She was a State of Georgia Certified Master Gardener, loved traveling the world, and volunteered for many organizations. She retired from the University of Georgia as a graduate student adviser in the anthropology department. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Athens.
Survivors include her brother, John H. (Janet) Chafin; two granddaughters, Savannah Leigh Blume and Annabelle Rose Blume; nieces Madeline Renee Chafin and Cristina Crane; and other nieces, nephews, and many friends.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm Sunday, March 18, 2018, at Lord and Stephens, East Chapel, 4355 Lexington Road, Athens. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, www.alz.org or (800) 272-3900.
Lord and Stephens, East is in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com