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Ulma Chastain


1921 - 2012 | Obituary Condolences
Chastain, Ulma Mae Ulma Mae Chastain was born on October 9, 1921, in Bristol, Texas. She went to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on May 8, 2012 at the age of 90. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Clyde M. Chastain; mother, Suda and father, Hugh Fowler; sisters, Christine Stillwell, Pauline Griffin, and Geraldine Vaughn; and bro-ther, Hugh Fowler. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Norma Beustring and husband Larry of Fulshear; two grandchil-dren, Russell Van Beustring and wife Pamela of Weston Lakes, and Michelle Deanne Burroughs and husband John of Katy. The joy and pride of her life were her 5 great grandchildren, Samantha Thomp-son, Alec Beustring, Holly Thomp-son, Tabatha Beustring, and Emily Thompson. She was also survived by her sisters, Mary Nelson of The Woodlands, Minnie Bynum of Hub-bard, Carolyn Mundy of Dallas, Jo Ane Peridore of Missouri, Judy Jenkins of Ohio; her brothers, Calvin Fowler, Jack Fowler, Gene Fowler and Frank Fowler, all of Illinois, and Jerry Don Fowler of Ohio; as well as many nieces and nephews. Mrs. Chastain was a member of the Church of Christ most of her life. She had attended Katy Church of Christ in the past. She grew up during the depression years on a cotton farm in Bristol, TX. She graduated from Ennis High School and married the man of her dreams shortly after. They lived in Kaufman, TX where their only daughter was born. They moved to Dallas during the WWII years where they both worked at a defense plant, North American Aviation. After the war, Mrs. Chastain began a career in cos-metics. She worked at many com-panies, Sears Roebuck, Skillerns, and Revlon. She achieved many awards for her sales and later trained and managed other employees. Her interests in life were mainly her family, but first was her love for Jesus Christ. She was a generous and loving daughter, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, and great grandmother, and sister. She was loved and admired by all who knew her. Visitation will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Friday, May 11, 2012, at the Schmidt Funeral Home Chapel, in Katy, where funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. Phillip Bender officiating. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 12, 2012, at Restland Memorial Park Cemetery, in Dallas. She will join her husband, who is also buried there. We will always miss her but we know she is at peace and is happy. Funeral services held under the direction of Schmidt Funeral Home, 1508 East Avenue ~ Katy, Texas 77493 ~ (281) 391-2424



Published in Dallas Morning News on May 10, 2012
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