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Lora Thelma Chandler Walters
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Birth: Jul. 31, 1908
Lawrence County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Dec. 20, 1999
Hickman County
Tennessee, USA

Wife of Lawson Wadsworth Walters.

Mother of Wendell and Norinda Walters.

Lora was killed in an automobile accident.

Louisa, KY
Wednesday, December 29, 1999

Lora Thelma Chandler Walter, 91, of Ashland, died Monday, December 23, in Centerville, Tennessee.

Mrs. Walter was born January 31, 1908, in Charley, Kentucky, a daughter of the late John H. and Nora Hayes Chandler. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Lawson Wadesworth Walter, in 1966.

She was a retired schoolteacher with the Catlettsburg and Boyd County
schools. She began teaching in one-room schoolhouses at Backrun and Candy Run in Scioto County, Ohio, in 1927. She was also a co-author of four books on the family history of the Chandler, Walter, and Hayes families. She was a member of the Beaver Valley United Baptist Church, Kentucky Genealogical Society, Boyd County Education Association and the Boyd County Retired Teacher Association.

Survivors include one daughter, Norida “Nan” Nipp of Ashland; six sons, Lafayette Walter, John Paul Walter, Wendell Jack Walter, and William Grady Walter, all of Ashland, Richard B. Walter of Catlettsburg, and Theodore B. Walter of Lexington; one sister Gladys Blake of Beaver, Ohio; three brothers, Leroy Chandler, Paul W. Chandler and John William Chandler, all of Huntington, West Virginia; 26 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were conducted Thursday, December 23, at Miller Funeral home, Ashland.

Burial was in Ashland Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers contributions suggested to the Rusty Burke Scholarship Fund, c/o Tim Walter, Buchanan Sound, 1700 Winchester Ave., Ashland, Kentucky 41101.

Miller Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Family links: 
  Lawson Wadsworth Walters (1903 - 1966)*
  John Paul Walters (1932 - 2011)*
  Wendell Jack Walters (1935 - 2002)*
  Richard B. Walter (1937 - 2015)*
  Norinda Nan Walters Nipp (1940 - 2000)*
*Calculated relationship
Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens
Boyd County
Kentucky, USA
Created by: Debbie Rowe Clarkston
Record added: Jul 10, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39302162
Lora Thelma <i>Chandler</i> Walters
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Lora Thelma <i>Chandler</i> Walters
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Thank you for all your research, from a Thomas Chandler Revolutionary War descendant.
- Ann
 Added: Feb. 4, 2016

- Debbie Rowe Clarkston
 Added: Mar. 26, 2013

- Debbie Rowe Clarkston
 Added: Dec. 16, 2010

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