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Friday, October 19, 2018
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Mrs. Mary Alice Chastain Rousey, 82, of Chastain Road, Elberton, wife of 39 years to the late George Rousey, Jr., passed away on Wednesday, October 17, 2018, at Tignall House.
Mrs. Rousey was born in Elbert County on August 8, 1936, daughter of the late Fletcher Watson Chastain and Alvah Ola Franklin Chastain. She was a seamstress having worked at Elberton Manufacturing and a member of Eliam United Methodist Church. As long as her health allowed, she was an active church member, enjoyed square dancing, and was Mema to her beloved grandchildren.
Survivors include her children: Roger and Carol Rousey of Elberton and Denise and Jerry Howard of Snellville; brother, Ward and Mary Chastain of Elberton; grandchildren: Joshua Rousey of Warner Robins, Jason Howard of Atlanta, and Jeremy Howard of Atlanta; and great-grandchildren: Cole Rousey, Tripp Rousey, and Mary Collins Rousey.
In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by a sister, Carolyn Brown; and great-grandson, Reid Rousey.
Graveside memorial services will be held on Friday, October 19, at 11 o’clock in Forest Hills Memorial Park with the Rev. Phillip Hart officiating. The family will greet friends following the service.
Contributions may be made in her memory to Tignall House, 185 S. Hulin Avenue, Tignall, Georgia 30668.
Those wishing may sign the online guestbook at www.berryfh.com.
Berry Funeral Home & Crematory of Elberton is respectfully in charge of arrangements for Mrs. Mary Alice Chastain Rousey.