Mildred Basham Kell age 90, of Chickamauga, went home to be with her Lord on Monday – May 18, 2020. She was born in Whitwell, Tennessee to the late Dewitt and Maude Levan Basham. She had resided most of her life in Chickamauga and was a member of Elizabeth Lee United Methodist Church. She retired from Crystal Springs Mill after thirty years of service, where she worked as a inspector in the sample department. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband: Harold Shields Kell, grandson: Clinton Louis Gard, sisters: Edna Richie, Nancy Bryant, brothers: Robert Basham, Edward Basham and John Basham. She is survived by her daughters: Sheila (Paul) Gard of Chickamauga, GA, Doris (Roger) Haston of Ringgold, GA, sons: Gerald (Leslie) Kell of Chickamauga, GA, Steve (Tracey) Kell of Gainsville, GA, sister: Lois Stone of East Ridge, TN, Dan Basham of Dunlap, TN, eleven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 12 noon until 2:00 pm – Wednesday – May 20, 2020. Funeral services will follow at 2:00 pm in the chapel with Pastors: Jim Basham and Roger Haston officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to Elizabeth Lee United Methodist Church at 139 Cove Road – Chickamauga, Georgia 30707 or Alzheimer’s Association at act.alz.org/donate or 225 North Michigan Avenue – Fl. 17 – Chicago, IL 60601. Interment will follow in Chickamauga Cemetery. Arrangements by Wilson Funeral Homes – Chickamauga Chapel, Chickamauga.
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