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Died March 27, 2009

MOUNT OLIVE -- Althea B. Chestnutt, 85, died Friday.

The funeral will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Brownings United Methodist Church with the Rev. Leland Heath and the Rev. Lester Bissette. Interment will be at Hillcrest Cemetery.

Mrs. Chestnutt is survived by daughters and sons-in-law, June C. and Garrett Strickland of Mount Olive, Diane C. and Albert Smith of Middlesex; grandchildren, Nicole Davis, Brook Smith and Reginald Strickland; sisters, Nellie Honeycutt, Annette Blackman, Mildred Best and Dora Lee Tyndall, all of Clinton, and Margaret Gillis of Georgia; and a brother, Leslie Blackman Jr. of Faison.

She is survived by her husband, W.H. Chestnutt; daughter, Deborah Tadlock; and grandson, George Sheldon Strickland.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home today from 6 until 8 p.m. Memorials may be made to Suttontown EMS, 5680 Suttontown Road, Faison, N.C. 28341. Condolences may be sent to www.westanddunn.com.

Special thanks to the caregivers at Guardian Care for all their love and support.

A service of West and Dunn Funeral Home of Newton Grove.


Published in Obituaries on March 29, 2009 11:02 AM