Lucille “Chilly” Board, 95, of Front Royal, VA died December 27th at Warren Memorial Hospital. A memorial service will be held Saturday, January 17th, 11 AM, at Calvary Episcopal Church in Front Royal.
Chilly was born to Dr. Robert Harrison Jeffrey and Elizabeth Howland Brooke, October 9, 1919, in Uniontown, PA. She graduated from South Union High School, Uniontown, class of 1937, and received a BA in English from Denison University, Grandville, OH, in 1941. She married the late William Houston Board, Jr in 1942 and they moved to Front Royal in 1952.
In Front Royal Chilly was a Sunday School teacher, children’s choir director and Alter Guild member at Calvary Episcopal Church. She was President of the Front Royal Music Study Club, volunteered at Warren Memorial Hospital clinic and Second Chance, and was active in the Garden Club of Warren County.
Chilly spent many winters in Stuart, Florida where she was an Alter Guild member at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church and worked in its thrift shop.
Surviving are her children and their spouses: William Houston Board III of Washington, DC; Robert Jeffrey Board and wife Beth of Raleigh, NC; and Elizabeth I. Board and husband Robert Hines of Washington, DC.
Also surviving are grandchildren Edward Weston Mathews (Hannah), William Tyler Board, Elizabeth Claiborne Board (Justin Fishback), Alison Devereaux Ford (Ian), Andrew Jeffrey Board (Jennifer), Ashley Board McMullin (Kevin), and Robert Alexander Board. Other surviving family members include her great-granddaughter Anna Jane Board, numerous nieces and nephews, Nancy Board, and Rosa Lee Phillips.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to the Music and Worship Fund, Calvary Episcopal Church, 132 North Royal Avenue, Front Royal, VA 22630.Front Royal,