Mae Chandler

Mae Chandler, a lifelong resident of Vardaman, celebrated her 104th birthday June 21, 2013 at her home in Vardaman. (Photo Floyd Ingram)

Mae Chandler, a lifelong resident of Vardaman, celebrated her 104th birthday June 21, 2013 at her home in Vardaman. (Photo Floyd Ingram)

VARDAMAN – Mae Chandler, 104, died Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, at her home. She was born June 21, 1909, in Vardaman.

She was a homemaker and a seamstress. She was a member of Vardaman First Baptist Church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, at Young’s Chapel Church in Vardaman. Bro. Benny Hill will officiate, and Bro. Gladwin Carpenter will assist. Burial will be in Elzey Cemetery at Vardaman. Parker Memorial Funeral Home of Vardaman is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include two daughters, Betty Chandler Nichols of Jackson and Shirley Chandler Morgan of Vardaman; one sister, Laudrey Alexander of Vardaman; four grandchildren, Tim Nichols, Trina Nichols (Dwayne) Carruth, David (Regina) Morgan and Keith (Tonya) Morgan; seven great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Durell Chandler; her parents, Tommy Crawford and Flora Ann Dye Crawford; two brothers, Buren Crawford and Alvis Crawford; and a granddaughter, Kimberly Jean Morgan Williams.

Pallbearers will be Billy Alexander, Kenneth Alexander, Larry Alexander, Carroll David Morgan, Keith Morgan and Tim Nichols.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

To sign the online guestbook, visit www.parkermemorialfuneralhomes.com.

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