She was a 1972 graduate of Ellinwood High School and 1973 graduate of Salt City Business College, Hutchinson. Cheryl worked in banking as a teller and in the call center for RCB until 2013. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Arkansas City, KS, and the altar society at the church.
On October 6, 1979, she married John Wesley Chastain at Church of the Holy Cross, Hutchinson. John, her husband of 39 years survives. Also surviving are: daughters, Amy Chastain and Eddie Little, and Kayla Salas and husband Anthony, all of Hutchinson; sisters, Sharon Knapp of Wichita and Brenda Zimmerman of Arkansas City; brothers, Craig Martin and wife Carolyn of Oklahoma, and Curtis Martin of Winfield; grandchildren, Jordyn Mae Martin, Bentlee Ozbun and Calvin J.W. Little. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral service will be 9 a.m. Saturday, January 12, 2019, at Elliott Chapel with Father Aaron Spexarth and Reverend Dr. David Dubovich presiding. Graveside service will be 3 p.m. Saturday at Crocker Cemetery, Pittsburg, Kansas with Reverend Thomas J. Stroot presiding. Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, with family present from 6 to 8 p.m. at Elliott Mortuary.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Parkinson’s Research, Michael J. Fox Foundation or Lewy Body Dementia Association in care of Elliott Mortuary, 1219 N. Main, Hutchinson, KS 67501.