Sally Ruth Holt Chandler, 74, of Center, passed away Friday, September 2, 2016, at her residence.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday, September 5, 2016, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 6, 2016, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. Pat Windham officiating. Interment will follow at White Rock Cemetery in Center.
Mrs. Chandler was born September 20, 1941, in Shelby County, to Nolan Holt and Evie Eddins Holt. She loved reading books of all kinds. She was a member of Old Salem Baptist Church.
She is survived by
Husband of 50 years: James Chandler of Center
Son: David Chandler and wife, Keli, of Center
Daughter: Kelley Hancock of Center
Brooke Fletcher of Houston
Elizabeth Chandler of Nacogdoches
Terri Hancock of Center
Jerad Hancock of Center
Dawson Chandler of Center
Rylan Chandler of Center
Brother: Kenneth Holt of Center
Barbara Holt Tysar of Oakwood
Robin Holt Crawford and husband, Ben, of Center
Brother-in-law: Bobby Wilburn and wife, Cora, of Joaquin
Numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends
Preceded in death by
Parents: Nolan Holt and Evie Eddins Holt
Sister: Yvonne Wilburn
Brother-in-law: David Tysar
Pallbearers will be Gilbert Rains, Travis Rodgers, Jason Rodgers, James Miles, Tappy Wilburn, Fred Borders and Rex Davis. Honorary pallbearers will be Billy Rodgers, Warren G. McSwain, J.C. McSwain, Archie Swindle and Steve Stephens.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to help with funeral expenses.