Cicely Joyce Chandler
Cicely Joyce Chandler, 89, of Smiley, Texas, died Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011, in Gonzales. She was born on Feb. 18, 1922, in the District of Launceston, County of Cornwall, England.
Cicely married Byron Herbert Chandler, a chief in the U.S. Navy, on Aug. 11, 1945, in St. David’s Church of England in Exeter, England.
She was preceded in death by her husband on Feb. 2, 2001; her parents, William and Janie (Lane) Tickle; and a brother, Roy Tickle.
Cicely is survived by her daughter, Cicely Ann Jackson and husband Cole of Smiley; two granddaughters, Cicely Nichole Williams of Nixon and Danielle Breanne Williams of Bebe; and other relatives and many friends.
Visitation was held Monday, Nov. 7, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Finch Funeral Chapel in Nixon.
A funeral service was held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the Smiley United Methodist Church in Smiley with the Rev. Dr. Robert Price officiating.
Interment followed in the Bundick Cemetery near Smiley.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Stella Hart Library in Smiley, P.O. Box 88, Smiley, TX 78159; the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 841125, Dallas, TX 75284-1125; the Smiley United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 98, Smiley, TX 78159-0098; or M.D. Anderson Cancer Research.
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