Violet B. Chandler

Violet B. Chandler

NEW BERN - Violet B. Chandler, 85, of New Bern, North Carolina, formerly of Ashland, died Thursday, February 7, 2013, at the UPAC-Trent Nursing Home in New Bern.

Mrs. Chandler was born January 19, 1928, in Dahue, West Virginia, a daughter of the late John H. and Nora Ward Blair. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by brothers Charles and Stanley Blair, sisters, Ula Blair, Kathleen Blair and Virginia Westmoreland.

She attended Unity Baptist Church in Ashland and was a homemaker.

Survivors include her husband, James R. Chandler of New Bern; daughters, Jaynie C. Chandler and husband Howard E. Bunnell of New Bern, Holly C. Harris of Ashland, KY.; sisters, Cleo M. Roberts (the late Leroy Roberts) of Louisville, Ky., and Dorothy M. Dixon of Ashland, Ky.; grandchildren, Nora E. Harris and husband Christopher Mounsey of London, England, and William M. Harris of Arapahoe.

A graveside service was held 1 p.m. Monday, February 11, 2013, at the Rose Hill Burial Park with the Rev. Guy Moyer officiating. Burial will follow the service.

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Published in Sun Journal from Feb. 12 to Feb. 15, 2013