Obituary: Diana Lee McNeely

September 16, 1946 – October 16, 2020

Diana Lee McNeely Chastain, 74, of Mitchell, passed away Friday, October 16, 2020, at Franciscan Health Indianapolis.

Born September 16, 1946, in Bedford, she was the daughter of Billy Lee and Doris Mae (Hedrick) McNeely.  She married Charles (Chocky) Chastain in September of 1980.

Diana had been employed at Spring Mill Inn and retired from Cook Medical Inc.  She was a Campbellsburg High School Warrior and graduated in the class of 1964.  Diana attended the Bedford First Church of God and Fervent Prayer Ministries in Indianapolis.

Diana enjoyed being with her family and watching Victor Oladipo, Indiana University basketball, and the Indiana Pacers.  She loved watching races, especially her step-grandsons, Tanner, Tucker, and Trey Chastain and John Gill, and NASCAR.  Diana took pleasure in family cookouts on the farm, going to Holiday World with Tim on company picnics, watching Jo’el dance at church, and Jesscee play travel baseball.  She wanted to go to Gulf Shores, Alabama, one more time to watch Jesscee play baseball.  Diana is now in the presence of the Lord.

Survivors include her children, Timothy Scott (Missy) Barksdale of Campbellsburg, Angela LaVerne Gilbert of Shelbyville; stepchildren, Kim (Wes) Hall, Kelly (Amanda) Cormican, Chuck (Jamie) Chastain; grandchildren, Laci, Isaiah, and Lindi Barksdale, Whitney, Jo’el, Jesscee, and Jaymes Gilbert; great-grandchildren,  Carter Stone and Zayvion Gilbert; siblings, Ricky Joe McNeely of Scipio, Vicki Denise Burger of Salem and Michael Jeffery McNeely of Campbellsburg

Her parents preceded her in death.

Graveside service was at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, October 20, at Claysville Cemetery with Pastor Trent Freed and Morris Chastain ­­­­officiating.

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