2017-04-06 / Obituaries


Tommie Henley Chastain, 96, of Jackson passed away March 30, 2017 at her residence.

She was born Nov. 25, 1920 to Thomas Thurman Henley and Ida Corley Henley. She was a member of Jackson First Baptist Church and the Jackson Garden Club. A devoted homemaker, she was a cherished member of her family who will miss her loving presence.

Survivors include her son, David H. ( Janet) Chastain; grandchildren, Jerry L. Chastain Jr., Joseph Dock Chastain, Elizabeth Chastain Johnson; six great-grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Lynda Bolen Chastain and sister-in-law, “Boots” Henley.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Dock L. Chastain Jr.; son, Jerry L. Chastain and brothers, Walter Henley, Joe Henley, Frank Henley and Irby Henley.

The service was April 2 at 2:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Jackson with Rev. Brian Jemison and Dr. Ben Stubblefield officiating. Interment followed at Trinity Memorial Gardens.

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

Condolences may be left for the family at www.lathanfuneralhomejackson. co m.

Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson directed.


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