The following death notices were received on Thursday.
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Norma Sue Chastain – Bedford
Norma Sue Chastain of Bedford passed away Thursday morning, April 22nd at Bedford Regional Medical Center at the age of 66. Born in 1943 in Lawrence County to George and Ruth Troy, she had been married to Quincey Chastain and was a homemaker. She is survived by two sons, Rick and Terry Chastain; several grandchildren; two brothers, Richard and Larry Troy. Funeral services will be held on Monday, April 26th at 10:00AM at Ferguson – Lee Funeral Home with burial to follow in Green Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 12:00PM until 4:00PM on Sunday, April 25th at the funeral home.
Pauline May – Bedford
Pauline May of Bedford passed away Thursday evening, April 22nd at Garden Villa at the age of 84. Arrangements are pending at Day & Carter Mortuary.
Dolores M. Gilstrap – Bedford
Dolores M. Gilstrap of Bedford passed away Wednesday evening, April 21st at Bedford Regional Center at the age of 79. Born in 1930 in Bedford to Frank Joseph and Bernice Bechner, she had been married to Raymond Gilstrap since 1953. Dolores worked in the banking industry for 22 years and was the co-owner of Gilstrap Realty along with her husband for 30 years. She is survived by her husband; one daughter, Jennifer Faris and her husband Michael as well as two grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, George Bechner. Graveside services will be held on Saturday, April 24th at Cresthaven Memory Gardens with burial to follow. There will be no visitation.