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Gladise Merle Chandler

March 13, 1930 March 4, 2015
Gladise Merle Chandler
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Gladise Merle Chandler, 84 of Bessemer, Alabama, formerly of Ardmore, Alabama, died on Tuesday, March 4, 2015, at The Oaks on Parkwood in Bessemer, Alabama. Born Thursday, March 13, 1930 in Ardmore, Alabama, she was the daughter of the late Otha Butler and the late Rosa Ledbetter Butler. She was a member of Piney Grove Baptist Church. She was an excellent seamstress and a wonderful mother, daughter, wife, and friend. She enjoyed her family and liked flowers, especially roses. She was preceded in death by her parents, and brothers: Otha Butler, Jr., and Estemann Butler. The family would like to especially thank the staff at The Oaks on Parkwood and to long-time caregiver Lani Buczek for the exceptional care given to her and her family. Surviving are her husband of 67 years: Thomas Underwood Chandler of Bessemer, AL, son, Thomas (Lydia) Chandler, Jr. of Ardmore, AL, daughters, Teresa Chandler of Birmingham, AL and Janet (Scott) Harris of Birmingham, AL, brother, Pete Butler of Ardmore, AL, sisters, Billie Rose Sanders of Ardmore, AL and Sarah Tillery of Stow, OH, grandchildren: Chandler Harris, Alexander Harris, and Patrick Harris, all of Birmingham, AL, and Haley (Keith) Luper of Mandeville, LA, and two great-grandchldren: Justin and Nathan Luper. Funeral services will be at 2:00 PM on Sunday, March 8, 2015, at Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home, Ardmore, Alabama with Dr. Ray Stonecypher officiating. Burial will be in Gatlin Cemetery, Ardmore, AL. The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM on Sunday, March 8, 2015, at Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home, Ardmore, Alabama. In Lieu of flowers the family requests donations to the charity of your choice.

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