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Iris Casteel

November 19, 1950 — April 10, 2023

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Iris Casteel, age 72, passed away Monday morning, April 10, 2023 at the Diversicare Nursing Home in Batesville, MS.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 in the Martin Willingham Memorial Chapel of Wells Funeral Home in Batesville, MS. The family will receive friends beginning at 11:00 a.m. prior the service. Iris will be laid to rest at Chapman Cemetery in Ripley, MS.

Iris was born on November 19, 1950 to the late Lyndon Dowling Beard and Ruby Juerhee Stroupe Beard in Ripley, MS. She was a homemaker during her lifetime and was a member of the Central Academy Church of Christ. Iris had a passion for cross stitching and crocheting. She loved making blankets for others, especially for newborn babies. Iris was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. Her gentle and kind spirit will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.

Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by one son, Charles Michael Casteel.

The family she leaves behind to cherish her memory include her husband, Ed Casteel of Batesville, MS; two children, Eric Casteel of Virginia Beach, VA, and Barbara Stubblefield (Pat) of Memphis, TN; and four grandchildren, Will Casteel, Ryan Casteel, Corey Casteel, and Josh Stubblefield.

 

 

 

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Wednesday, April 12, 2023

11:00am - 12:45 pm (Central time)

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, April 12, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Martin Willingham Memorial Chapel of Wells Funeral Home

340 Highway 35 North, Batesville, MS 38606

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Interment

Wednesday, April 12, 2023

Chapman Cemetery

, Ripley, MS 38663

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