Cynthia Chestnut

St. Louis, MO. |

Cynthia Jean Chestnut,76, of St. Louis, MO, died at 8:55 p.m., Friday, May 24, 2024, at DePaul Hospital, Bridgeton, MO. She was born on July 27, 1947, in Alton, Il, the daughter of James L. and Jacqueline M. (Hopper) Martin. Mrs. Chestnut, worked in Pediatrics and NICU at BJC Hospitals in Alton and North St. Louis County and retired from DePaul Hospital after 40+ years as a Registered Nurse. Surviving are her six children, Julie Beth McGhee of St. Charles, MO, Abram D. (Kelley) Chestnut of St. Louis, MO, Jared M. (Kim) Chestnut of St. Louis, MO, Adam C. Chestnut of St. Louis, MO, Rachel T. (Brian) Woodley of St. Charles, MO and Rebekah J. Chestnut of St. Louis, MO, and nine grandchildren, Jay, Max, Trevon, Lacey, Kai, Avery, Devynn, Ella and Alex, and a brother, James Mark Martin (Brian Plummer) of Godfrey, IL.

She was preceded in death by her parents. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until time of funeral service at 12:00 noon on Thursday, May 30, 2024, at the Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Burial will follow at Valhalla Memorial Park in Godfrey. Online guestbook and information may be found at

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