Alvarene Chastain

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Graveside services for Mrs. Alvarene Chastain, 96, of Lindale were held Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at the Lindale City Cemetery with Dr. Mark Neeley officiating.

Services were under the direction of Caudle-Rutledge-Daugherty Funeral Home in Lindale.

Mrs. Chastain died Sunday, March 18, 2018 in a Tyler health care center.

She was born in Kempner, Texas on March 25, 1921 to the late Eugene and Mona (Owens) Wilson and grew up in Kilgore.

Mrs. Chastain was a school teacher for 40 years teaching for the Kilgore ISD and the Lindale ISD.

Mrs. Chastain was the recipient of the Kinzie Award by being named “Teacher of the Year” in 1980 by the Lindale Rotary Club.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Orville Chastain on Oct. 5, 1994.

She is survived by her daughter Jane Ann Morrison of Tyler; two grandsons and two great granddaughters.

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