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John Thomas Chandler Dies Near Piedmont
John Thomas Chandler, 52, a farmer, died Friday morning at five o'clock, June 15, 1945, at his home, Piedmont, Route 1, after an illness of ten months.
Mr. Chandler was born in Cleburne County, but had been a resident of Piedmont for ten years. He was a member of Piedmont Church of God.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Bessie McBrayer Chandler; three daughters, Mrs. Gladys Tucker of Piedmont, Mrs. Dorothy Bramlett of Eastaboga, and Mrs. Lois Dempsey of Piedmont; one son, John Thomas Chandler, Jr. of Piedmont; four sisters, Mrs. Annie LePortier of Cedartown, Georgia, Mrs. Rosie Morrison of Anniston, Mrs. Mary Pollard of Leesburg, and Mrs. Bessie Bice of Borden Springs; and four brothers, George Chandler of Toledo, Ohio, Jim Chandler of Anniston, Luther Chandler of Borden Springs, and Charlie Chandler of Piedmont.
Funeral services were conducted Sunday, June 17 at 3:00 at Piedmont Church of God with Rev. Clifford Gore officiating. Burial was in Arrington Chapel Cemetery. Usrey of Piedmont was in charge of services.
The Anniston Star
Friday, June 15, 1945
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