2013-05-01 / Obituaries


Dock L. Chastain Jr., 95, of Jackson died May 5, 2013 at his residence.

He was born July 4, 1917. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Jackson. He was a self-employed timber man retiring in 1980.

Survivors include his wife, Tommie Henley Chastain, Jackson; one son, David H. Chastain, Jackson; two brothers, Lucius “Luke” Chastain, Auburn, Gene Downey Chastain, Monroeville; one sister, Mae Chastain Brown, Aiken, S.C.; three grandchildren, Jerry L. Chastain Jr., Joseph Dock Chastain, Elizabeth Chastain Johnson; three great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded by his parents, D.L. Chastain Sr., and Cora Mae Downey Chastain and a son, Jerry L. Chastain Sr.

Visitation will be Tuesday, May 7 from 10:30 a.m. until the 11:30 a.m. service at the First Baptist Church of Jackson with Bro. Brian Jemison officiating. Burial will be in the Trinity Memorial Gardens in Jackson.

An online guest book may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.com.

Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson will direct.

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