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Chesley Elizabeth (Thompson) Gleason

November 12, 1969 ~ June 28, 2021 (age 51)


Chesley Elizabeth Thompson Gleason, 51, of Hilton Head Island, SC entered into eternal rest in the loving arms of her Savior Jesus Christ on June 28, 2021.

She was born on November 12, 1969 in Columbia, SC.  She graduated from Brookland Cayce High School in 1987. She attended the College of Charleston in 1989 and graduated from Middle Georgia State University in 1994.

Chesley was a bright light that brought joy to everyone she met. Chesley had a love for Jesus, family, and her four-legged companions. Also, she was a huge Elvis fan and treasured memories from a trip she took to Graceland several years ago. She was very excited when she got the opportunity to meet and be interviewed by George Klein, a close friend of Elvis Presley.

Chesley was employed by Spinnaker Blue Water Resort and Marina  for 11 years as a front desk agent in Hilton Head Island, SC. Chesley loved her job and co-workers and they in return loved her.

Over the years, Chesley dealt with many health issues but always had a happy spirit and a reassuring faith that God would provide for all of her needs.

She was preceded in death by her father, Charles (Chuck) de Boifeuillet Thompson, III; paternal grandparents, Charles de Boifeuillet, Jr. and Mary Elliot Thompson; maternal grandparents, Charlie H. Wilson and Elizabeth G. Wilson; aunt Jane Gray Wilson Davis and her son Derek Davis.

Survivors include her husband, David Gleason of Hilton Head Island, SC; mother, Nan Wilson Thompson of Butler, GA; fur babies, Puss and Wolf-Wolf; cousin, James Donald Davis, Jr. and wife Susan of Bolingbroke, GA; uncle, Major General (Retired) James Donald Davis of Byron, GA; numerous relatives also survive.

Funeral services will be held on July 2, 2021 at Horeb Baptist Church in Butler, GA at 1:00 pm. Burial will follow at Wesley United Methodist Church Cemetery in Butler, GA.

Memorials may be made to Wesley United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, Butler, GA.

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McLeighton Funeral Service of Butler, GA is in charge of arrangements.

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Funeral Service
July 2, 2021

1:00 PM
Horeb Baptist Church
1398 West Old Wire Road
Junction City, GA 31812

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