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Carrie Chastain Crain

April 8, 1924 ~ September 26, 2020 (age 96)


Carrie Chastain Crain 96, passed away peacefully Saturday, September 26, 2020 at the Eckard Living Center in Highlands, NC. She was born May 8, 1924 in Macon County to the late David Edward Chastain and Ada Bryson Chastain. Carrie was the last of eight children. Carrie was a Christian lady and of the Baptist faith. She was a member of Clear Creek Baptist Church.

Carrie was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great-great grandmother. She loved cooking and having her family over to visit and eat. She also enjoyed working in her garden and flowers. She had a yard that was always full of pretty flowers and birds.

Carrie was married to Andrew Jackson Crain who preceded her in death in 2006. They made their home in the Clear Creek Community.

She is survived by a daughter Lucille Nix (Steve); grandson, Lamar Nix (Melanie), three grandsons Justin Watson (Sarah), Jacob Watson and Luke Nix; one great -great grandson, Jackson Lamar Watson; three nieces and two nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, Carrie was preceded in death by three brothers, Carl Chastain, Earl Chastain (Buck) and Clyde Chastain; four sisters Maybelle Neely, Estelle Talley, Ona Beck and Frances Chastain.

Due to COVID, a graveside service will be held at 2:00pm Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at the Clear Creek Community Cemetery with the Rev. Mike Wilson and Rev. Zane Talley officiating.

Pallbearers will be Justin Watson, Jacob Watson, Luke Nix, Stanley Houston, Stacey Houston and Ralph Reed.

The family is at the home of Steve and Lucille Nix of the Satolah Community.

Bryant-Grant Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Nix family. Online condolences can be made at

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Graveside Service
September 30, 2020

2:00 PM
Clear Creek Community Cemetery

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