Marion L. Chandler

August 15, 1945March 10, 2019

Marion Louisa Gentry Chandler, age 73, went home to be with the Lord on March 10, 2019. She was an avid workaholic. She loved working 2 jobs at a time. She loved her country and gospel music. She was a member of First Baptist Church for many years.

She is preceded by: her parents, Ernest Gentry and Emma Louisa Bell Gentry Davenport; one great-grandchild, Luna Marie Wolanin and by BW, her cat, and aunt and uncle. She is survived by: her children: Melody (Allen) Lynch and John Wesley Rutherford II, both from Pensacola, Florida; her sister, Leenan Milligan of Hixon, TN, 6 grandchildren and 3 great-grandkids, several nieces and nephews and many cousins. Pallbearers will be: Dionne Elliott, III, Joshua Elliott, Joshua Lynch, Timothy Lynch, Shawn Arns, and Wilbur Goram.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 11am at Eastern Gate Memorial Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 10am until the time of the service Thursday. Burial will be in Eastern Gate Memorial Gardens in Pensacola.

Eastern Gate Memorial Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.


  • Melody (Allen) Lynch, Daughter
  • John w Rutherford II, Son
  • Leenan Milligan, Sister
  • Ernest Gentry, Father
  • Emma L Gentry Davenport, Mother
  • Luna M Wolanin, Grandchild
  • B W, Her cat
  • Marion Chandler also leaves behind 6 grandchildren, 3 great-grand children, several nieces and nephews, and many cousins.

  • Dionne Elliott III
  • Joshua Elliott
  • Joshua Lynch
  • Timothy Lynch
  • Shawn Arns
  • Wilbur Goram


  • Visitation Thursday, March 14, 2019
  • Funeral Service Thursday, March 14, 2019

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