Nunley Award

MAJ (R) Elizabeth Chastain


McMinnville resident and Warren County native Myra Elizabeth (Lib) Chastain (26 NOV 1919 – 20 FEB 2003), retired from the U.S. Army in 1963 after 20 years of service, she was a veteran of World War II. A farmer and famed hard rock candy maker, she was a member of the Baptist Church.

She served on the Warren County Commission for 22 years, becoming the first woman ever elected to the county court. She served on the board of directors of Warren County A&L Fair and was honored as BPW Woman of the Year in 1972. In addition to the Joe Nunley Award, she was also the recipient of the Cheer Mental Health Bell Ringer Award.

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