She was born April 13, 1931, in Highlands, N.C., to the late John and Effie Talley. She lived most of her life in Rabun County. She was the widow of Fred Chastain. Margaret was a homemaker and was of the Church of God faith.
Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by: a grandson, Freddie Lee Chastain; and two brothers, Herschel and Oscar Talley.
Survivors include: a son, Lamar Chastain (Anita) of Rabun Gap; a granddaughter, Elisabeth Chastain of Rabun Gap; and four sisters, Gladys Ramey of Clayton, Dorothy Pearl Carpenter of Scaly Mountain, N.C., Barbara Smith of Tignall and and Hazel Ayers of Lavonia.
Graveside services were held Saturday at Head of Tennessee Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Harvey Conner officiating.
Hunter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. An online guestbook is available at www.hunterfuneralhomega.com.