WOODLAND – Minnie Florence Ward Chandler, 87, died Tuesday, June 17, 2014, in Trace Regional Hospital. She was born Oct. 7, 1926, in Chickasaw County to Robert Ward and Dora Gaskin Ward.
She was a member of Woodland Baptist Church.
Visitation service will be from 1 p.m. until service time at 3 p.m. Thursday, June 19, at Memorial Funeral Home with Bro. Lynn Hughes and John Dendy officiating. Burial will be at Monte Vista Cemetery. Memorial Funeral Home of Houston is in charge of the arrangements.
She is survived by her three daughters, Ann Culver of Grenada, Barbara Ferguson of Grenada and Patsy Kilgore (Tommy) of Woodland; one son, Jerry Chandler (Beverly) of Woodland; nine grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; a host of great-great-grandchildren; five sisters, Opal Smith of Eupora, Margret Cockrell of Woodland, Stella Hollis of Columbus, Bobbie Harris of Tupelo and Ruth Lancaster of Southhaven; and one brother, Gene Ward of Eupora.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Sebron Curry Chandler; her son, David Chandler; one grandson, Danny Jones; her parents, Robert and Dora Ward; two sisters, Louise Cohea and Ruby Easley; and two brothers, James and Ray Ward.
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