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Dr. Marian Faulkner Chastain

Thursday, February 20, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

Catasauqua High School graduate

Dr. Marian Faulkner Chastain, 91, of Auburn, Ala., died Feb. 11, 2014, in North Augusta, S.C., where she had been residing since September. She was the wife of the late Dr. Elijah D. Chastain.

Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late David P. and Emma (Boyer) Faulkner.

She was a 1940 graduate of Catasauqua High School.

She was a graduate of Cedar Crest College.

She earned a master's degree and a doctorate degree from Florida State University.

After a year at Purdue University, she joined the faculty of Auburn University in the School of Human Sciences.

She was a member and elder of the First Presbyterian Church of Auburn.

She is survived by a son, Capt. Philip W., U.S. Army, and his wife Margaret of Douglassville, Ga.; a daughter, Gwen C. Lloyd of Edgefield, S.C.; four granddaughters; one great-grandson; and a brother, William D. Faulkner of Catasauqua.

A memorial service will be held in Auburn at a later date.

Arrangements were made by Brubaker Funeral Home Inc., Catasauqua.