Fern Castile, 84, of Barnhart died Jan. 19, 2021, at Mercy Hospital Jefferson in Crystal City. Mrs. Castile worked in the cafeteria for the Windsor C-1 School District. She was a member of Arnold Church of the Nazarene. Born Oct. 28, 1936, in Redford, she was the daughter of the late Imogene (Rudder) and Marshal Stevenson.
She was preceded in death by her husband: Leo Castile.
She is survived by a son: Arthur (Sherry) Castile of Festus; a daughter: Neva Vance of Barnhart; six grandchildren: Donnie and Cheryl Dement, both of Barnhart, and Joseph, Marshal and Nick Castile, all three of De Soto, and Steven Ericson of Imperial; 11 great-grandchildren: Colby and Shelby Grobe, Tristin and Shealynn Lee, Reilly and J.D. Baughman, Drake and Gavin Lee, and Marshal, Evie and McKinnis Dement; and four sisters: Wilma, Lorene, Nancy, Joan and Peg.
Visitation is from 3-7 p.m. today (Jan. 21) at Kutis South County Chapel, 5255 Lemay Ferry Road, in St. Louis County. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday (Jan. 22) at Arnold Church of the Nazarene, 3651 Telegraph Road, officiated by Pastor Hinch. Burial will be in Shepherd Hills Cemetery in Barnhart. Memorials may be made to Gideon’s International. Arrangements are under the direction of Kutis Funeral Home.