|Birth: ||Jan. 19, 1922|
|Death: ||Mar. 9, 2011|
Anne Gaitley Chandler
WHISPERING PINES -- Mrs. Chandler, 89, of Whispering Pines, NC, died on March 9, 2011 from a stroke.
Daughter of the late Robert Thomas Gaitley and Annie Culbreth Gaitley, Mrs. Chandler was born on January 19, 1922. She was predeceased by her husband of 61 years, Wallace Scarborough Chandler, and sisters, Helen Gaitley Carraway and Jean Gaitley Mathews.
Mrs. Chandler graduated from Flora Macdonald College in 1941 with a BS degree in Home Economics and Science and received her Master's of Education from East Carolina University in 1969. She married Wallace Chandler on April 8, 1943, just before his departure for Europe with the U.S. Army.
Mrs. Chandler served as a Home Demonstration agent in Robeson county from 1943-1947 and later had a thirty-year career as a teacher, serving at Barium Springs Orphanage and in public schools in Asheboro, Greenville, and Charlotte.
Mrs. Chandler is survived by her four sons and their families: Wallace S. Chandler Jr. and wife, Betty Hunt Chandler, of Southern Pines; Dr. Robert G. Chandler and wife, Sandra Johnston Chandler, of Garner; Richard H. Chandler and wife, Dr. Julie McClure Chandler of North Hills, PA; and Charles C. Chandler and wife, Gwyneth Dale Chandler of Arlington, VA and 8 grandchildren, Matthew Jarvis Chandler, Fredrick Nicholas Chandler, Lindsay Anne Chandler, Wallace Reece Chandler, Lauren Elizabeth Chandler, John Culbreth Chandler, Catherine Lord Chandler and Margaret Emily Chandler.
Mrs. Chandler is also survived by one sister, Martha Gaitley Donahue; three nieces, Anne Carraway Dooley, Beth Carraway Crumpton, and Barbara Faulkenberry; and three nephews, Bruce H. Carraway III, James Hunter Mathews, and Robert Gaitley Mathews-Stevenson.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday, March 13th at 2:00 P.M. at Brownson Memorial Presbyterian Church, Southern Pines, of which she was a member. A public graveside service will be at 1:30PM at Pinelawn Memorial Park.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 P.M. on Saturday at Powell Funeral Home in Southern Pines.
Memorials may be made to Brownson Memorial Presbyterian Church, 230 S. May St., Southern Pines, NC 28387. Published in Charlotte Observer on March 11, 2011
Robert Thomas Gaitley (1870 - 1949)
Annie Culbreth Gaitley (1888 - 1983)
Wallace Scarborough Chandler (1916 - 2005)*
Anne Culbreth Gaitley Chandler (1922 - 2011)
Jean Pearsall Gaitley Mathews (1926 - 1997)*
Pinelawn Memorial Park
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Lanie
Record added: Mar 10, 2011
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