Obituary: Marilyn (Chasteen) Sullivan

July 1, 1939 – June 29, 2020

Marilyn (Chasteen) Sullivan, 80, of Bedford, passed away on Monday, June 29, 2020, at White River Lodge.

Born July 1, 1939, in Bedford, she was the daughter of Thomas and Catherine (Connerly) Chasteen.

She married Roger “Dean” Sullivan on July 24, 1957, and he preceded her in death on January 11, 2018.

Marilyn worked at M. Fine & Sons Manufacturing in Bedford and at Bedford Health Care Center. She attended Bedford High School as well as Bible College in Atlanta, where she sang in a traveling trio. Marilyn attended LifePoint Church and was involved in the women’s ministry at First Assembly of God for many years.

Surviving are her daughter, Sheryl Yeskie; son, Brian Sullivan; six grandchildren, Christopher (Erin) Yeskie, Amanda (Jason) Bell, Samantha Wright, Erin Sullivan, Alicia Ryan, and Tabitha Tillett; ten great-grandchildren, Austin, Aiden, Jackson, Logan, Adalyn, Chandler, Remington, Madalyn, Joshua, and Bison; two brothers, Charles Chasteen and Don (Vicki) Chasteen; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son-in-law Patrick Yeskie; two sisters in infancy; and daughter-in-law, Dena Sullivan.

A private family funeral service will be on Friday, July 3, 2020, at the Ferguson-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes, with Pastor Kevin Andry officiating. Burial will follow in Dive Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to LifePoint Church.

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