Cover photo for Violet Chandler's Obituary
Violet Chandler Profile Photo
1928 Violet 2013

Violet Chandler

January 19, 1928 — February 7, 2013

Violet B. Chandler, 85, of New Bern, N.C., formerly of Ashland, died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, in UPAC-Trent Nursing Home in New Bern.

Mrs. Chandler was born Jan. 19, 1928, in Dahue, W.Va., a daughter of the late John H. and Nora Ward Blair.

She was also preceded in death by brothers Charles and Stanley Blair and sisters Ula Blair, Kathleen Blair and Virginia Westmoreland.

She attended Unity Baptist Church in Ashland and was a homemaker.

Survivors include her husband, James R. Chandler of New Bern; daughters Jaynie C. Chandler and husband Howard E. Bunnell of New Bern and Holly C. Harris of Ashland; sisters Cleo M. Roberts (the late Leroy Roberts) of Louisville and Dorothy M. Dixon of Ashland; and grandchildren Nora E. Harris and husband Christopher Mounsey of London, England, and William M. Harris of Arapahoe, N.C..

A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at Rose Hill Burial Park in Ashland by the Rev. Guy Moyer. Burial will follow the service. There will be no visitation.

Steen Funeral Home in Ashland is in charge of arrangements.

Condolences may be sent to

Service Details

Monday, February 11th, 2013 1:00pm

To order memorial trees in memory of Violet Chandler, please visit our tree store.


Visits: 4

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree

Send a Card

Send a Card