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Jerlean Chess Castille

Jerlean Chess Castille,  57, died Sunday, Dec. 9, 2007.

Services were held Friday, Dec. 14 from Little Zion Church of Christ Holiness in Hermanville with Rev. Joseph Newson officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery with Westhaven Funeral Home in charge.

She was born on Jan. 7, 1950, to Odis and Anna Bertha Chess in Copiah County. She attended Little Zion Elementary School, Parrish Elementary and Hazlehurst High School. She started her former education at Kuln Memorial in Vicksburg as a CNA. In 1972 she obtained an associate degree in Physical Therapy at Job Corp, Excelsior Spring, MO. She received a degree in Chemical Dependency at Phillips Junior College in Marrero, LA.

She married Clarence Joseph Castille Jr. in 1972 and had two children.

Survivors include: a daughter, Araka Chermaine; brothers, Lenair (Alice), Bill (Joe Ann) and Odis (Lois); sisters, Gloria, Linda and Arlean (Lee).

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