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Marjie Evelyn Basham Chism

Mrs. Marjie Evelyn Basham Chism, age 92, of Ekron, KY passed away Thursday, April 29, 2021 at Signature Health of North Hardin, Radcliff, KY. She worked in the lunchroom at Ekron Elementary School.

Mrs. Chism was preceded in death by her loving husband, Joseph Ray Chism; parents, Elmer and Pearl Ensor Basham; her siblings, James Bernard Basham, Naomi Ruth Hutchins, Ella Grace Benham, Maebell Thomas, Doris Adams, Sue Carol Rider, Louise Bridges and Lois Smith. She is survived by two children, Beverly Jo (Leonard) Basham and Jerry Ray (Patty) Chism; three grandchildren, Kimberly (Steve) Moore, Crystal (Brad) Fackler and Ashley (Chris) Basham; seven great grandchildren, Kenzy Moore, Dylan Smith, Landon Smith, Konner Basham, Christian Basham, Madison Fackler and Mason Fackler; a special friend and caregiver, Doris Benningfield; and two special girls Marjie cared for, Sydney and Sadie Hobbs.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Monday at the Salem Baptist Church with Rev. Garry Hicks, officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held at Salem Baptist Church on Sunday from 4:00 until 8:00 PM and Monday from 10:00 AM until the time of service. Arrangements have been entrusted to Hager Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at