Edith Chastain Hatem, age 69 of Calhoun, passed away on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at her home, surrounded by her loving husband of 32 years, Harold S. Hatem and family.
Edith was born in Calhoun, January 1, 1949, in the old Johnston-Hall Hospital. She was a daughter of the late James and Lucille Chastain of the Curryville and Rock Creek communities. She was raised by her grandparents, Andrew and Frona Chastain, and her aunt, Mary Massingale and her husband James, also of the Curryville and Rock Creek Communities. She was a member of the West Union Baptist Church and had lived most of her life in Gordon County. She was formerly employed as a Certified Nursing Assistant by Calhoun Health Care and Gordon Health Care of Calhoun.
Edith is survived by: her loving husband, Harold S. Hatem of Calhoun; one son, Jonathan Max Holt of Calhoun; daughters, Mary Elizabeth Temple and her husband Billy of Plainville and Dessie Lynn Holt Riel; half-brothers, Vincent Eugene Chastain, Travis Phillips of Foley, Alabama, Vernon Phillips, Billy Phillips and his wife, Judy of Mesa, Arizona; half-sisters, Velda and Mary Anne; grandsons, Jerrico and Josh Temple; granddaughters, Holly Lashae Holt; great grandchildren, Kayla Marie Adkins and her husband Chris of Fyffe, Alabama, Aliah Temple and Tiana Adkins also of Fyffe, Alabama; cousins, Eric and Brandon Massingill, Bill and Buck Edwards and their families, Larry Edwards, Lorene Sexton, Clemmie Sexton, Marylyn Edwards and her families; aunts and uncles.
Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, October 3rd at 2 PM from the Chapel of Thomas Funeral Home with the Reverend Joe Hall officiating. Interment will follow in West Union Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers serving include: Brandon Allan, Eric Allan, Jonathan Max Holt, Josh Temple, and Jerrico Temple.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 3PM until 6 PM at Thomas Funeral Home.
Thomas Funeral Home has charge of arrangements for the services of Edith Chastain Hatem of Calhoun.