Robert Nelson Chandler

Published 4:57 pm Monday, November 26, 2012

Robert Nelson Chandler, age 79 of Jones, passed away on Nov. 23, 2012, at his residence.

He was born on Feb. 22, 1933, in Autauga County, the son of the late Robert Lester Chandler and the late Mary Gertrude McGee Chandler.

He was a plumber.

He is survived by: daughter, Kathy (Bruce) Owens of Jones; daughter, Mary Crew of Jones; daughter, Jean Roger of Aiken, S.C.; daughter, Nelba Tatosian of Las Vegas, Nev.; daughter, Rose Marchiano of Palm Beach, Fla.; a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sister, Beatrice Horton of Selma; sister, Edna Earl Gray of Selma; sister, Flora (George) Spangenberg of Burnsville; sister, Marie (Bob) Michel of Navarre, Fla.; sister, Barbara Mull of Jones; brother, Mac Arthur Chandler of Plantersville; along with a host of nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by: wife, Katherine Chandler; sister, Maudine Carter; and sister, Vivian Martin.

Visitation was held on Monday, Nov. 26, from 6–8 p.m. at Ellison-Cleckler Funeral Home in Clanton.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 27, at 2 p.m. from Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church with the Rev. Johnny Jones officiating.

Burial will follow in Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church Cemetery in Maplesville.

The family wishes to give special thanks to his caregivers, Karen Hollis and Estella Blevins, for the love and care during this time.

Final care and arrangements entrusted to Ellison-Cleckler Funeral Home of Clanton.