Geneva Freeman Chandler of Swannanoa passed away on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at the age of 91. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Claude Harbert Chandler; and her eldest daughter, Sandra Gaileen Chandler. Geneva’s siblings James W. Freeman, Johnny M. Freeman and Beatrice Freeman Sneed all previously departed this life.
Surviving family includes her daughters, Sheila Chandler of Black Mountain and Kay Styles of Old Fort; her granddaughter, Kim McCool; and her grandsons, Glenn Styles, Scotty Styles and Jeffrey Chandler. Geneva leaves behind eight great grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; and nieces Sherry Parks, Judy Edwards and Lynn Hensley who were a great blessing in her life whom she loved as her own.
Geneva was the core of her family who sowed goodness throughout her life with her strong beliefs and her caring ways. Though her departure from this world grieves those left behind, we rejoice in knowing that her glorious life has just begun.
A committal service will be held at 10am, Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at the Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery Chapel in Black Mountain. The Rev. Jeff Parker will be officiating. Penland Family Funeral Home is honored to be caring for the Chandler Family.
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