2008-10-30 / Obituaries


Vera Flossie Chastain, 73, of Jackson died Oct. 25, 2008 in an area hospital.

She was born April 4, 1935. She was a native of Cortelyou, Ala. She was a member of Evergreen Baptist Church. She was a proof operator for the First United Security Bank.

Survivors include her husband, Edmond Harold Chastain, Jackson; one son, Harold Scott Chastain, Leroy; son-in-law, Michael Shay Smith, Daphne; one daughter, Tara Chastain Smith, Daphne; one daughter-in-law, Robyn McCain Chastain, Leroy; two sisters, Johnnie Louise (Wheat) Kelly, Jackson, Alice Virginia (Wheat) Reeves, Leroy; three granddaughters, Neileigh Michelle Chastain, Laura Whitney Chastain, both of Leroy, Rebekah Paulette Richard, Jackson.

The service was Oct. 27 at 10 a.m. at Evergreen Baptist Church with Revs. Howard Gaston, Glenn Dunham and Joe Leverette officiating. Burial was in the Bethel Cemetery at Chastain Hill in Jackson. Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson directed.

Active pallbearers were John Kinman, Larry Aspinwall, Shawn Harrison, Chess Bowerman, Andrew Chesser and Lamar Reeves.

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