Williams – Laveda Chastain, 97, of Williams, passed away on Thursday, August 3, 2022, at Stonebridge Health Campus. Born March 20, 1925, in Martin Co., she was the daughter of Lester and Stella (Taylor) Bridges. She married John (Chub) Chastain on December 26, 1946, and he preceded her in death. She had worked at Hook’s Drug Store, Sarkes-Tarzian Inc. and retired from NWSC Crane as an ordinance worker. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Williams. Survivors include a daughter, Brenda Hedge (Robert), of Williams; a son, Doug Chastain (Patty), of Bedford; four grandchildren, Randy Inman, Jason Hedge, John Paul Chastain, and Jessica Chastain; seven great-grandchildren, Alison Rosson, Laken Inman, Jade Inman, Chesney Hedge, Trenten Inman, Jalyn Chastain, and John Wyatt Chastain; two great-great-grandchildren, Mason Axsom and Kinsley Rosson. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 pm on Monday, August 8th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Bro. Tom East officiating. Burial will follow in the Williams Church of Christ Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11:00 am until the hour of service on Monday, August 8th at the Day & Carter Mortuary. Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.