The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas


February 13, 2013

Bennie Carl Chasteen

Bennie Carl Chasteen, 82, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013. Born in May 28, 1930, Bennie and wife Sophie Eason Chasteen resided in League City, 47 years until 2001 when they moved to Tennessee Colony.

Bennie was employed at Amoco in Texas City for 38 years until his retirement in 1990. Bennie and Sophie were members of Texas Avenue Baptist Church in League City until 1990. Bennie served in the Army in Korea during the Korean War. He and Sophie are members of Westwood Baptist Church in Palestine.

Bennie is survived by his wife, Sophie; sister, Anita Stalcup of Conroe; brother, James Chasteen and wife Lois of Temple; sons, Randal and wife Flo of Palestine, Kenneth and wife Becky of San Angelo, Kerry and wife Lisa of League City, and Patrick and Leaan of Gladstone, Australia; 15 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be Friday, Feb. 15, 2013 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Herrington/Land of Memory Funeral Home. Services will be held at Herrington/Land of Memory Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday Feb. 16, 2013 at 10 a.m.

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