CHANDLER, Merriell B.

Date of birth: 23 Feb 1921 Edinburgh, Johnson County, Indiana

Date of death: 10 Mar 1989 Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana

Source: Franklin Daily Journal, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana, 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 
      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

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