Mrs. Mabel Lear Chandler, age 94 of Brodhead, Kentucky passed away Friday April 8, 2011 at her home in Brodhead.
Mabel entered this life on May 14, 1916 the daughter of Peter Cooper Lear and Gennie Hays Lear both whom preceded her death. In 1935 she was married to William Terrell Chandler and to that union came a son Terry Chandler. She was a retired United States Postal Service employee, having served at one time as assistant postmaster in Brodhead. She was a member of the Brodhead Baptist Church.
Mabel will fondly be remembered by her son: Terry Chandler of Brodhead, Kentucky; two grandsons: Dr. William Terrell “Happy” Chandler III, pastor of Rock Haven Baptist Church in Brandenburg, Kentucky and Joseph Cooper “Jody” Chandler and wife Paige of Louisville, Kentucky; and two great-grandchildren Kala Noel Chandler of Allen, Kentucky and Linden Cooper Chandler of Louisville, Kentucky.
Besides her parents, Mabel is preceded in death by two sisters Cora Hodge and Clara “Sister” Fugate.
Funeral services for Mrs. Mabel Chandler will be conducted on Tuesday April 12, 2011 at 1 PM at the Brodhead Baptist Church with Dr. William Terrell “Happy” Chandler III officiating. Burial will follow in the Piney Grove Cemetery in Brodhead.
Visitation for Mrs. Mabel Chandler will be held on Monday April 11, 2011 from 6 PM – 9 PM at the Marvin E. Owens Home for Funerals in Brodhead.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy can be made to Hospice Care Plus, 208 Kidd Drive, Berea, Kentucky 40403
Condolences to the family of Mrs. Mabel Chandler can be sent to her online registry at www.marvineowensfuneralhome.com