Astoria

May 29, 1938 — Sept. 18, 2019

Betty Lucille Chilson passed away peacefully on Sept. 18, 2019.

She was born May 29, 1938, in Hubbard, Oregon, to Henry and Eva Lois.

Betty raised five children with her husband, Kenneth Chilson, all while working full time. As the children grew up, Ken and Betty moved to Seaside to run Hara’s Restaurant, later moving to Astoria to own the Jeffers Gardens Inn.

After Ken’s death in 1990, Betty kept right on working, spanning a total of 41 years.

Betty leaves many friends and family members behind. She will also leave a big hole in everyone’s heart who knew her.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, Oct. 12, at 1 p.m. at the American Legion in Astoria, Oregon.

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