Mary “Helen” Chase

Mary “Helen” Chase, 92, of Havana passed away Saturday, December 23 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield. She was born February 2, 1925 in Fulton County to Clarence and Lillie (Hendee) Coppenbarger. She married Charles “Jake” Servis and later Frank Chase. Both precede her in death. Mary is survived by two sons, Charles (Patty) Servis of Havana and James (Carol) Servis of Gurnee. Also surviving are five grandchildren, ten great grandchildren, four great-great grandchildren, one brother, Gordon (Lowane) Coppenbarger of Canton, and three nieces. Mary ran Helen’s Used Furniture for several years. Mary’s remains have been donated to SIU School of Medicine. Cremation rites have been accorded. A burial will be held at Easton Cemetery at a later date.

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