CHANDLER, Merriell B.

Date of birth:  23 Feb 1921 – Edinburgh, Johnson County, Indiana
Date of death: 10 Mar 1989 – Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana

Franklin Daily Journal, March 10, 1989

Merriell B. Chandler

Lifelong Edinburgh resident Merriell B. Chandler, 68, died this morning at Johnson County Memorial Hospital, Franklin.

He was born Feb. 23, 1921, to David M. and Margaret Alice (Richardson) Chandler in Edinburgh.

He married Alice Weber on March 22, 1947. She survives. Also surviving are nine children, Virginia Falor of Nashville, Shirley Jacobs of Columbus, and Martha Morgan, Clara Hudson, Sharon Hibbs, Alice Finley, Vivian Morgan, Joyce King and Merriell A. Chandler, all of Edinburgh; three sisters, Dorothy Lain of Hope, Cath­erine Spahr of Brownstown and Doris Rice of Georgetown; and 17 grandchil­dren.

A son, Frank David Chandler, and four brothers preceded him in death.

Mr. Chandler retired from Hill Bros. Veneer (now Hammermill), where he worked more than 30 years.

A member of American Legion Post 233, Edinburgh, he served in the Army during World War II.

The Rev. Donald Wiltfong will con­duct a service at 2 p.m. Monday at Eskew-Eaton Funeral Home, Edinburgh, where friends may call Sunday from 3 to 8 p.m. Burial will be at Rest Haven Cemetery, Edinburgh.

Submitted by Mark E. Wirey