January 1, 1917 - December 16, 2017
Service Date: December 22, 2017
Funeral Home W. H. Mays Mortuary
Obituaries » Samuella Chiles
Mrs. Samuella Willoughby Chiles was born on January 1, 1917, in Denmark, South Carolina and moved to Augusta, Georgia with her family at an early age. She entered into rest on December 16, 2017, at her daughter’s home in East Point, Georgia. Mrs. Chiles graduated from Haines Normal and Industrial Institute, a private institution for African American students founded by Miss Lucy C. Laney. It later became a public high school, Lucy C. Laney High School. Mrs. Chiles graduated from Paine College in 1938, and later earned a Master’s degree from New York University.
In 1945, upon his return from World War II, Frank H. Chiles and Samuella Willoughby were married, and to that union, two children were born: Francene Chiles and Samuel Willoughby Chiles… view obituary.