Jessie Thomas Casteel

Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Jessie Thomas Casteel

May 25, 2007

Jessie Thomas Casteel, Sr., 58, of Rover community in Bedford County, died Friday, May 25, 2007.

A native of Muddy, Ill., Mr. Casteel was the son of the late Joseph Lynn and Edith Tyree Casteel. He was an employee of Aleris in Shelbyville, and was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

A brother, Joseph Casteel, and a sister, Joann Casteel, preceded him in death.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Allen Casteel; daughter, April Dawn Wright of Shelbyville; sons, Marshall and Frank Casteel of the Rover community, and Jessie Casteel, Jr. of Bradyville; sisters, Alberta Milligan of Alton, Ill., Josephine Smith and Melinda Clevenger of McLeansboro, Ill., Molly Henderson and Nellie Casteel of Harrisburg, Ill.; brothers, Hubert Casteel of McLeansboro, Jack Casteel and Harold Casteel of Harrisburg, Darrell Casteel and Allen Casteel of Midland, Texas, and Alvin Casteel of Ridgeway, Ill.; and seven grandchildren.

Visitation was held Monday, May 28, from 4 to 8 p.m. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home. Interment followed at the Simpson Cemetery in the Rover community.

Lawrence Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Chapel Hill is in charge of arrangements.