Agnes Marie Farmer Neeley Chastain


Agnes Marie Farmer Neeley Chastain, born April 2, 1929, in Cleveland, to the late Elbert Farmer and Jewel Gibson Farmer, passed away Friday, May 28, 2021, at Life Care of Cleveland. She was 92 years young.
She was a member of Eastview Baptist Church.

She =was a teacher at Mount Harmony and Hopewell Schools during the 1950s. She coached basketball and softball with the YMCA and retired from Duracell after 31 years of service. Agnes taught Sunday School for many years and enjoyed quilting many quilts with her friends, The Clingan Ridge Quilters.

Agnes was also an avid Atlanta Braves fan. But above all, she was a devoted follower of Christ, a wonderful mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband of 45 years, Robert C. Neeley; second husband of 10 years, Clifford Chastain; stepsons: Ronnie and Dennis Chastain; brothers: James Farmer, Lincoln Farmer and Lynn Farmer; and sister, Lucille Vestal.
Those left behind to cherish her memory are her daughters: Bobbie Ballew (Gary), Dinah Ellis (Steve), and Jackie Carver (Rick); grandchildren: Terri Bryant (Kenny), Mitchell Grady, Angie Hicks (Dustin), Bradley Grady, Karen Lamon (Heith), Eric Carver (Jessie), and Jill Beaty (Parker); 12 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; favorite sister-in-law and best friend, Grace Farmer; stepchildren: Norma Whaley, Joyce Wagner, Shirley Beard (Charles), and Larry Chastain (Charlotte); as well as several nieces and nephews.
The celebration of Agnes’ life will be held Tuesday, June 1, 2021, at 6 p.m. at Eastview Baptist Church, 2083 No Pone Road N.W., Georgetown, with Homer Roberts, Dustin Hicks and David Evans officiating.

The family will receive friends from 3  until 6 p.m., prior to the service.
Burial will be held Wednesday  at 10 a.m. at Eastview Baptist Church Cemetery with her grandsons and great-grandsons Mitchell Grady, Bradley Grady, Eric Carver, Tay Bryant, Caleb Lamon and Nathaniel Lamon serving as pallbearers.

You are encouraged to share your condolences and memories of Agnes with the family by visiting her memorial guest page located at  


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