June Chastain


June Chastain, 86, of Sylva went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Oct. 25, 2021.

June was the daughter of the late Bruce and Aileen Carpenter.

June loved to cook, was an avid flower lover and enjoyed working in her flowers and garden. She loved her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a member of Webster Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Chastain; two brothers, Bill and Harry Carpenter; two sisters, Mary Lou Ashe and an infant sister, Annie Carpenter; two grandsons, Marvin Dale Prince and Ty Chastain.

June is survived by a daughter, Wanda Chastain (Howard Keener); and a son, Bobby Chastain. Also surviving are three grandchildren, Angela Buchanan (Earl), Steven Ashe (Sherry), and Jamie Ashe (Tricia); great-grandchildren, Jeff Buchanan, Michaela, Brandis, and Carly, Ethan Ashe, and Chase Chastain; two sisters, Mildred Cole and Faye Powell; two brothers, James and Ray Carpenter. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

A graveside service was held on Wednesday, Oct. 27 at 11 a.m. at Fairview Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Jamie Ashe and the Rev. Scott Carter officiating.