Mrs. Edna S. Chastain

October 1, 1922May 10, 2018

Mrs. Edna Springfield Chastain, 95, of Pickens, and wife of the late Oscar Clenith Chastain, passed away on Thursday May 10, 2018, at McCall Hospice House. Born in Greenville, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Leona O’Shields Springfield. Mrs. Chastain was retired from former Gayley Plant in Marietta and was a member of Bethany Church of God in Pickens.

Surviving are two sons, Walter Evan Chastain (Gwynne) and Lee Chastain; one daughter, Carletta Chastain; one daughter-in-law, Julie A. Chastain; one brother, Wayne A. Springfield; two sisters, Brenda Jones and Barbara Robertson; eleven grandchildren, Julie G. Hauser (Bobby), Michael E. Chastain (Laura), Shirley J. Kirby (Dennis), Mark A. Chastain (Robin), Mary L. Little (Tandy), Michael C. Chastain (Lindsey), Shawn J. Chastain, Crystal N. Chastain, C. Blake Chastain (Erica), R. Caleb Chastain (Kelli) and Austin C. Patterson; twenty-six great-grandchildren and four great great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Chastain was also predeceased by one son, Michael Blaine Chastain; one grandson, John Edward Chastain; one daughter-in-law, Mary Ann Chastain; one son-in-law Steve Wilson and a great-granddaughter, Wylder Rae Chastain.

The family will receive friends on Monday May 14, 2018, from 1 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. at Dillard Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow in the chapel at 2:30 p.m. in the Dillard Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverend Roger Stephens and Reverend Barry Dilworth officiating.

Burial will be at Hillcrest Memorial Park and Gardens.

Memorials may be made to Bethany Church of God, 428 Hagood Mill Rd., Pickens, SC 29671, or to Cannon Hospital, in memory of her son, Michael B. Chastain, 123 WG Acker Drive, Pickens, SC 29671.

Dillard Funeral Home, Pickens, (864) 878-6371.


  • Visitation Monday, May 14, 2018
  • Funeral Service Monday, May 14, 2018

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Robbie Eades

May 14, 2018

Sorry to hear Mrs. Chastain has passed. She was one of the greatest examples of a True Christian Lady. I remember her sweet countenance each time we went to church and everywhere else I saw her. Our Prayers and love are with you!!!
Robbie and Robin Eades

Mary Little

May 12, 2018

It was the most special memory to have introduced our son Duncan to Grandmother this past March. She will be dearly missed.

Mary & Tandy Little