MRS. EMILY CHESTNUT~WASHINGTON, {59} gentle spirit was released into the Heavens Thursday, March 17, 2016 at 3:36 PM in Grand Strand Memorial Hospital. This amazing woman was born October 19, 1956 to the late Emmanuel and Mae Chestnut. She was a soft spoken, quite woman of few words; however, those words were powerful. She will be remembered as an astonishing gift giver. “EMILY was a graduate of Myrtle Beach High School, Myrtle Beach, SC. She later married the love of her life, George Washington in November 1991. She was a wonderful mother of twin boys, Armando and Ramando Chestnut. Her Christian values were imbedded at a young age by her parents and Sandy Grove Missionary Baptist Church. “EMILY was an extraordinary wife, mother, sister, aunt and friend. She was a phenomenal devoted cook at The Sea Captains House for over thirty {30} years. There she expressed her remarkable passion for cooking, touching family, friends and visitors of The Sea Captains House. “EMILY was preceded in death by her parents, Mae and Emmanuel Chestnut; her sisters, Barbara Ann and Sara Chestnut; her nephew, Dewon Chestnut; her nieces, Meredith Bell and Regina Chestnut. She leaves to cherish her memory an amazing husband, George Washington and her sons, Armando and Romando Chestnut all of Myrtle Beach, SC; her siblings, Marie Dentson of FL, Mary {Elmer} Pettis of Atlanta, GA, Emannuel Jr {Deborah} of Suffolk, VA, Bertha {Rickie} Sherman, Jr of Conway, SC, Ella Mae Moore, Ricky and Ervin Chestnut all of Myrtle Beach, SC; her sister~cousin, Dorothy Butler of Burgess, SC; her sister~in~law, Ada Bell Hickman; her brother~in~laws, Mitchell and Jacob Boyd of Bishopville, SC; her two {2} aunts, Edna and Mary McNeil of Charleston, SC; nieces and nephews, Robert McNeil, Cynthia & Crystal Dentson of FL, Constance {Roscoe} of Burgess, SC, Millicent Greene, Christopher, Keith {Kristy}, Kevin Chestnut all of Myrtle Beach, SC, Richard Chestnut, Keeshia, Sean and Jamal Petis of GA, Lucas Chestnut of KY, Tonya {Cody} Chestnut of Myrtle Beach, Sc, Terrence Wynn of VA, Steven Chestnut of Japan, Ashley Chestnut of CA, Kyanna and DeShaun Washington of Myrtle Beach, SC, Andre Foxworth, Solvia {Bernard} Jackson, Christian Sherman of Conway, SC, Rickie Sherman, Jr of Berkley, CA, Tashika Alston, Isaiah and Brian Chestnut of Myrtle Beach, SC and a host of other loving nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Visitation will be held 6:00 ~ 8:00 PM Thursday, March 24, 2016 at Ocean View Memorial Chapel. Funeral Service will be held 3:00 Friday, March 25, 2016 at Sandy Grove Missionary Baptist Church. Arrangements are entrusted to Ocean View Funeral Home and Cremation Services, LLC.


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