Karen K Chasteen


A private grave side service was held at 2:30 p.m. June 11, 2019, in Frankfort, Ind., for Karen K. Chasteen, who passed away November 2, 2017, in Orange Park, Fla.
Karen was born August 3, 1953, in Danville, Ill., to Clarence "Brandy" and Janet Nance Jenkins. She was raised by her aunt and uncle, Teresa and Laverne "Penny" Jenkins.
She attended Westville High School and later moved to Frankfort, Ind., where she graduated from Frankfort High School in 1972. She married Paul Chasteen in 1974. They later divorced.
Karen is survived by her children, Brandy Schons (Mike) of Orange Park, Fla., Cassandra Mantooth (Terry Miller) of Green Cove Springs, Fla., and sisters Melanie Byers of Frankfort, Ind., and Debra Heberer of Twin Lakes, Idaho. She also is survived by her grandchildren, Michael Schons, Jaclyn Schons, Tori Harris, Karen Mantooth, Kellie Mantooth, Kayla Thomas, Tyler Chasteen, Nevin Chasteen, Jazmine Chasteen, and 10 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, son Dustin Chasteen and granddaughter Kelsey Chasteen.
Karen loved animals, especially dogs, watching movies, writing stories and going to the beach. But above all, her children and her grandchildren were her world.
Published on June 12, 2019
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2 posts

Angela Barron
Jun 13, 2019
Betty miller
Jun 13, 2019
So sorry for your loss it's never easy to say good bye but she will forever be in all our hearts. Melanie remember how we used to tan in the back yards an Karen would get a beautiful tan all in front but she hardly turned over back side was much whiter lol love you all so much