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Melva Chandler Obituary

Melva Lee Chandler
Melva Lee Chandler

September 10, 1935 - February 14, 2017
Born in Yancey Co., NC
Resided in Asheville, NC

Obituary

Melva Lee Chandler, 81, of Asheville, died peacefully at her home beside her family after a long illness.

A native of Yancy Co., she was a daughter of the late Fred E. and Leel M. McKinney. She was also preceded in death by her sisters, Iva Jean Barker and Shirley McKinney, and brothers Bruce, Clay, Howard, and Wallace McKinney.

Surviving are her significant other, James Chandler; her daughter, Sharon Chandler of Swannanoa; son, Allan (Mike) Chandler of Swannanoa; one grandchild; sisters Iris McKinney of Maryland, and Hattie Bailey of Arizona; and brother Eddie McKinney of Florida.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday at Groce Funeral Home on Tunnel Rd., with the Rev. James Lamb officiating. Interment will follow at Skyview Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

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Visitation
Groce Funeral Home on Tunnel Road
856 Tunnel Road
Asheville, NC US 28805-2010
Saturday, February 18, 2017
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Service
Groce Funeral Home on Tunnel Road
856 Tunnel Road
Asheville, NC US 28805-2010
Saturday, February 18, 2017
2:00 PM
Cemetery
Sky View Memorial Park
US Highway 70
Swannanoa, NC US
Saturday, February 18, 2017

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