Bernice J. Chastain, age 79, of Shelbyville, passed from this life Sunday, May 29, 2022, at home with loved ones by her side after an extended illness.
Bernice was born October 22, 1942, to the late Sydney and Nellie Tolbert Dew. Along with her parents she was preceded in death by: brother, William Dew; and sister, Vivian Stellos
She is survived by daughters Melanie Bryant, Lisa Bryant, and Karen Mansfield, all of Shelbyville; son, Marty Whaley of Shelbyville; grandchildren, Christy (David) Morris, Shasta Hill, Tiffany Goble, Amber (Andrew) Crick, Matt Moon, Morgan Whaley, and Sophia (Justin) Mangrum; 22 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great-grandchild; sister, Mary Linda Hamm of Alabama; and brother, Thomas Dew of Alabama.
Per her request, she is to be cremated and no public services held.
Doak-Howell Funeral Home is serving the family.