Women’s Hall of Fame

Eddie Mae Chaffee Spiller

EDDIE MAE CHAFFEE SPILLER of Redwood City is the founder of the Emergency Hunger Fund, in 1970, when she was President of Church Women United. She served in various capacities in local P.T.A’s; is an active leader at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, a highly regarded public speaker, as she uses her influence to the glory of God. Eddie Mae has received over forty- five plaques and citations including the outstanding citizen award in Redwood City, 1977, the first and only black person to receive this honor. Eddie Mae has been married 47 years to Sherman Spiller, Jr. They have two sons Lenorris Eugene Spiller, Sheriff and Odell Spiller, now deceased. She is also the grandmother of Jonell, and Maurice Spiller, Sheriff. Eddie Mae is renowned for spreading love and charity to all whom she encounters.
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