Vera Chastain, 79, of Town and Country, Mo., formerly of Pemiscot County, Mo., died Monday, Dec. 13, 2004, at Town and Country.
Born May 4, 1925, in Alabama, a daughter of the late Ernest and Virgina Bell Bradford Chastain, she and a sister operated a small food store.
Survivors include three sisters, Odell Gwaltney of Florissant, Mo., Hattie Gwaltney of St. Ann, Mo. and Inez Williams of St. Louis.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, Loy, Claude and James Chastain and three sisters, Almer Robinson, Alfie Prater and Altie Mae Emory.
Funeral services were at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 16, in the John W. German Funeral Chapel in Hayti, Mo. with Dr. Mike Melton officiating.
Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery at Hayti.
Pallbearers were nephews.