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Vernice Chandler, 87, Heiskell, went to be with the Lord May 10, 2023, at her residence surrounded by family.

She was born Jan. 4, 1936, in South Charleston, W. Va., to Earl Haynes and Lillian Irene Thaxton Haynes. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother.

She was preceded in death by: Parents; husband, Howard “Hub” Chandler of 56 years; son, Damon Chandler; sisters, Arbutus “Bootie” Allen, Ida Gessel, Ethel Mae Bell; and brother, Rodger Haynes.

She is survived by: Siblings, Mitchell (Vicky) Thaxton of Mims, Fla. Dreama Stair of Clinton, Will (Pattie) Chandler of Mims, Fla., Chris (Sheila) Chandler of Heiskell, Ron (Linda) Chandler of Heiskell, Earl (Stacy) Chandler of Heiskell, Bronson Chandler of Heiskell. and brothers Gerald and Darrell Haynes both of Sissonville, W. Va.

She leaves behind 10 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and many loving nieces and nephews.

A special thank you to Stacy Chandler for the loving care of our mother for the last few years.

A private graveside service was held at the Chandler family cemetery.

Funeral arrangements are being held by Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton.