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Helen Cassada Astin

October 8, 1924 March 11, 2019
Helen Cassada Astin
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Obituary for Helen Cassada Astin

Helen Cassada Astin, 94, formerly of 347 Slaughter Ave., Danville, Va., passed away Monday, March 11, 2019, at Riverside Health & Rehab Center, Danville. She was born October 8, 1924, in Pittsylvania County, Va. to the late Willie Slaughter Cassada and the late Newton Thomas Cassada, Sr. Mrs. Astin was also preceded in death by her husband, Albert Sidney Astin, Jr. She worked in the #5 Sewing Room at Dan River, Inc., retiring with 43 years of service. Mrs. Astin was a member of Blessed Hope Baptist Church.

Mrs. Astin is survived by her daughter, Brenda Dale Sumrell and husband, Skip of Saluda, Va.; her son, Douglas Wayne Astin of Reidsville, N.C.; her sister, Carolyn Owen of Mount Holley, N.C.; her brothers, Edward Boisseau Cassada and Boyd “Butch” Cassada, both of Danville; 11 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and a number of great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Astin was predeceased by her sons, Albert Sidney “Pete” Astin, III, and Thomas Edward Astin; her sister, Lettie Jean Collins; and her brother, Newton Thomas Cassada, Jr.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 14, 2019, at Norris Mt. Hermon Chapel with Rev. Brian Edwards officiating. Interment will follow at Danville Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, March 14, at the funeral home prior to the service, and at other times will be at her grandson’s residence, 347 Slaughter Ave., Danville.

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. & Crematory, Mt. Hermon Chapel, 3995 Franklin Tpke., Danville, Va. is respectfully serving the Astin family. Online condolences may be made at www.norrisfuneral.com.


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Receiving of Friends

Thursday

14

Mar

12:30 PM 3/14/2019 12:30:00 PM - 1:30 PM 3/14/2019 1:30:00 PM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Mount Hermon Chapel

3995 Franklin Turnpike
Danville, Virginia 24540

Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Mount Hermon Chapel
3995 Franklin Turnpike Danville 24540 Virginia
United States

Funeral Service

Thursday

14

Mar

2:00 PM 3/14/2019 2:00:00 PM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Mount Hermon Chapel

3995 Franklin Turnpike
Danville, Virginia 24540

Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Mount Hermon Chapel
3995 Franklin Turnpike Danville 24540 Virginia
United States

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Location

Danville Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

4849 Riverside Drive
Danville, VA 24541

4849 Riverside Drive Danville 24541 VA
United States
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