2013-05-08 / 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 greatgrandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren.

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

The service was May 7 at 11:30 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of Jackson with Bro. Brian Jemison officiating. Burial was in the Trinity Memorial Gardens in Jackson.

Active pallbearers were Jerry Chastain Jr., Dock Chastain, Mac Henley, John Chastain, Harold Chastain, Elwood Overstreet and Butch Perkins.

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

Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson directed.


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