Winnie L. Chandler, 85, of Summerville, Georgia, passed away Saturday, January 2, 2016, in a Rome hospital.
She was born March 16, 1930, to the late Charles Milton and Ora Mae Smith Ledford. She was a member of Summerville First Baptist Church and the Seekers Sunday School Class of the church. Mrs. Chandler was retired from Best Manufacturing Company in Menlo, Georgia after 32 years of service.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Flossie Mae Wooten & Violet Arizona White; and brothers, Charles (Jack) Ledford, Frank Ledford and Bobby Ledford.
Surviving are her husband of 38 years, Donald Minor Chandler; three children, Susan & Randy Thompson of Canton, Laura (Sally) & Jeff Gamble of Armuchee and Gary & Kathy Floyd of Cartersville; grandchildren, Melissa Thompson Riddle, Meredith Thompson Carter, Jarrod Slaton Floyd, Jamie Kristin Woodward Brown and Anna Elaine Floyd; ten great-grandchildren;and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, Jan. 5 at 2 p.m. from the J.D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Minister Doyle Waters, Dr. Paul Mason, Dr. David Hunter, and Mr. Jim Parker officiating. Interment will follow in Greenhills Memory Garden, Active Pallbearers are Jarrod Floyd, Jonathan Carter, David Riddle, Coleman Ledford, Jack Ledford and Randy Ledford, Honorary Pallbearers are members of the Seekers Sunday School Class of Summerville First Baptist Church and members of the Chattooga County Senior Center.
Remembrances in the form of flowers or donations to the Summerville First Baptist Church or Gideons International are appreciated.
Earle Rainwater Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.