Homer Lester Chandler, 94, passed away Thursday, August 28, 2014 at Pioneer Community Hospital of Early. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 3 PM in the chapel of Manry-Jordan-Hodges Funeral Home. Rev. Fred Odom officiating. Burial will follow in the Blakely Cemetery. Serving as active pallbearers will be his grandsons. Honorary pallbearers will be David Wilson and Preston Holt.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 2 PM until funeral time.
Mr. Chandler was born in Blakely, Ga. April 15, 1920 to the late William Chandler and Gerturde Temples Chandler. He was retired from the pulpwood and logging industry. Of Baptist Faith . Other than his parents he was preceded in death by his wife; Mary Pace Jordan Chandler; son; Lamar Jordan and by 2 daughters; Dyanne Jordan Clinkscales, Janyce Jordan Smith.
He is survived by 2 daughters; Judy Jordan Brank of Blakely and Delores Jordan Baber and husband Jim of Crozet, Va. and by 2 sons; LaDon Jordan of Blakely and Billy Jordan and wife Barbara of Louisville, Ga. 4 sisters; Mavis Chandler Rode of Edison, Modine Chandler Stephens, Jeffie Chandler Garrett and Juanita Chandler Parks all of Blakely. 14 Grandchildren and 19 Great-Grandchildren.
In Lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the First Freewill Baptist Church located at 160 Arnall Blvd. Blakely, Ga. 39823.