Dr. Donald Chatham, class of 1948, died Tuesday, February 3, 2009. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Dr. Betty Jean Chatham, class of 1947; a son, Dr. Donn R. Chatham of Floyd’s Knobs, IN; his daughters, Sarahbeth Farabee of Shelbyville, Marthy Pryor of Prospect, Emily Chatham-Hansen of Charlotte, North Carolina and Jeane Burks of Austin,Texas; 13 grandchildren, one great-granddaughter, a brother and two sisters.

Funeral services for Dr. Chatham will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, February 7, 2009 at First Baptist Church of Shelbyville with interment to follow in Grove Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Friday at Hall-Taylor Funeral Home, Shelbyville.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Don and Betty J. Chatham Scholarship Fund at Georgetown College, 400 East College Street, Georgetown, KY, or the Don Chatham Scholarship Fund at the Hawaii Baptist Academy.

Memorial Gifts

Memorial Gifts honoring Dr. Chatham may be made by credit card using Georgetown College’s secure server. Or checks payable to Georgetown College may be mailed to 400 East College Street, Georgetown, KY 40324.