Mrs. Annette Chastain Hefner

Mrs. Annette Chastain Hefner, 66, of Ellijay, died Monday, July 3, 2017.

She was born Aug. 30, 1950, in Gilmer County, to the late Rev. Olen and Rozelle Holt Chastain. She was a graduate of Gilmer High School, a homemaker, former merchant, former secretary for the Gilmer Sheriff’s Department and member of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church.

She is preceded in death by husband, Ron Hefner; brother, Fred E. Chastain; and sister, Mary Joan Chastain.

She is survived by son, Shawn and Eschell Hefner, of Ellijay; brother and sister-in-law, James and Karen Chastain, of Hixson Tenn.; sister and brother-in-law, Sara and Michael Cantrell, of Ellijay; sister-in-law, Patricia Chastain, of Jasper; grandson, Spencer Hefner, of Ellijay; and niece, Angelia Chastain, of Jasper.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 6, 2017, from the Mt. Zion Baptist Church with the Rev. Gene Childers, the Rev. Gerald Siniard and the Rev. Tim Chadwick officiating.

Music was by the congregation led by Shane Townley.

Pallbearers were Wayne Holt, Adam DeBoard, Johnny Chastain, Donnie Roberts and Kirk Champion.

Interment was in the Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery.

Condolences can be made at

Bernhardt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Times Courier

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1076
Ellijay, GA. 30540

Phone: 706-635-4313
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