Lorena Chastain, 100, of Bedford, passed away at Thursday, July 1, 2010 at Westview Nursing and Rehab Center.

Born July 19, 1909 in Gibson Co., she was the daughter of Wilmer and Ella (Schafer) Caniff.

She married Maurice A. Chastain on Jan. 11, 1930. She was a Tupperware distributor and Avon representative for many years. She began taking organ lessons at the age of 65 and played the pipe organ at the First United Methodist Church where she was an active member. She taught music for years and was known for her cooking, baking and playing piano.

Survivors include three daughters, Donna Martin of Paoli, Carolyn Teghtmeyer and Elaine Newlin both of Bedford;  sister, Ruth Meyers of Florida; and seven grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Maurice in 1986; a son, Donald Paul Chastain; and seven brothers.

Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. on Saturday at Mitchell Cemetery with Pastor Eric Kersey officiating. Burial will follow the service.