Anne Talley Chastain, 84 of Highlands passed away Thursday, September 24, 2020. She was born January 1, 1936 in Macon County, NC to the late Lester Talley and Amanda Miller Talley. Anne was known for her great cooking and baking at Mountain Fresh Grocery where she worked for many years. She founded the Highlands Emergency Council and volunteered countless hours. When she was home, she loved gardening and working in her flowers. Anne was a member of Shortoff Missionary Baptist Church.
Anne is survived by a son, Danny Chastain of Highlands and a sister, Barbara Barnes of Highlands. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Carl Chastain and a son, Allen Chastain; four brothers and four sisters.
A funeral service will be held at 3:00pm Sunday, September 27, 2020 at Shortoff Baptist Church, in Highlands with the Rev. Andy Cloer officiating. Burial will follow in the Highlands Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends at 1:30pm-3:00pm prior to the service at the church.
Pallbearers: Lonnie Barnes, Doug Barnes, Stacey Houston, Lester Norris, Mark Talley and River Thompson.
In lieu of flowers, the family ask that memorial donations be made to Shortoff Missionary Baptist Church, PO Box 1217, Highlands, NC 28741.
Bryant-Grant Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Chastain family. Online condolences can be made to www.bryantgrantfuneralhome.com
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