Chastiey Elaine Abston
GLASGOW – Chastiey Elaine Abston, 40, of Glasgow, died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital.
Born in Jefferson County, she was the daughter of the late Claude Edward Abston and Wanda Whittaker Abston, of Glasgow, who survives.
Other survivors include a son, Donte Abston; a daughter, Amber Abston; six brothers, Melvin Vance (Erica), Earl Vance (Pam), Terry Vance (Linda), Jerry Vance (Bonnie), Chris Vance and Claude Abston Jr.; two sisters, Kathy Vance Brannum (Timmy) and Jamie Jackson (Chester); 14 nieces and nephews; and her baby companion Chloe also survives.
In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by a nephew, Cory Vance.
Ms. Abston chose cremation and no services are scheduled at this time.
Edward Jackson ‘Jack’ Alexander
MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. – Edward Jackson “Jack” Alexander, 90, of Mount Pleasant, S.C. died Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at The Hospice Center in Mount Pleasant, S.C.
He was born July 4, 1922, in Lynn, West Va., to the late Richard Alexander and Kitty Carden Alexander. He was a World War II and Korean Army and Navy veteran, a member of First Baptist Church in Albemarle, N.C., and a retired teacher for Hardin County school system. He was united in marriage on May 12, 1944, in Corpus Christi, Texas, to Clara Nell Martin Alexander who preceded him in death on Sept. 24, 1994.
He is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Dr. Jack and Eileen Alexander, of Virginia Beach, Va.; one daughter and son-in-law, Mary Martin and John Sullivan, of Mount Pleasant, S.C.; and six grandchildren.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by five brothers, Jessie, Jim, Bill, Albert and Millard Alexander.
Graveside services will be Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery, with John Sullivan, Rick Alexander and Larry Turner officiating. In case of inclement weather, the service will be at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville.
Visitation will be after 9:30 a.m. on Saturday at the funeral home until service time.