Betty King Chandler, 84, of Hendersonville went to be with the Lord Tuesday, November 6, 2018 after a period of declining health.
Born in Blakely, GA, she was the daughter of the late Oswald and Nina King. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Cindy McCall; stepdaughter, Susan Chandler; her siblings and their spouses, Oswald Harris King, Jr. (Sara), Odelia King Bowman (Don), La’nez King Mock (Marion), Hardy Jim King(Myreen), Eleanor Joyce King Baskin (Louis) and her twin brother, Robert Edward King.
Betty was a graduate of Valdosta State University and a member of Upward Baptist Church. She loved flowers, gardening and collecting teapots. A loving and kind person, Betty was very friendly and outgoing to all. She loved her family dearly and treasured the time she spent with them. Betty had a great sense of humor and was always looking to cheer up others.
Betty is survived by her loving husband of 18 years, Reverend Paul Chandler; children, Cheryl King (Steve), Bruce Keehner (Gloria) and Cathy Hill; sister-in-law, Gracie Clark King; grandchildren, Christopher Jenkins and his wife, Corrine, and Lee Hill; stepchildren, Pamela Evans (Mark), Janice Worth (Steve) and Sharon Wilking (John); ten step-grandchildren; 26 step-great-grandchildren; a number of nieces and nephews; and her wonderful church family.
A funeral service will be held at 2 PM Friday, November 9, 2018 at Dana Baptist Church. Dr. Mark Evans and the Reverend Wilburn Lefler will officiate. Burial will follow the service in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.
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