DAVIN, W.Va. — Louise Tallarico Chandler, 80, of Davin, went to be with the Lord Saturday, September 8, 2012, from her home.
Born October 11, 1931, at Lorado, she was a daughter of the late Dominic and Josephine Pecora Tallarico. Also preceding her in death was her husband of 57 years, Jimmie Chandler; two brothers, Joe and Tony, and one half-brother, Jim Tallarico.
Louise was a Christian and a member of the Greenbranch Freewill Baptist Church where she enjoyed church fellowship and singing for the Lord. She was employed as a clerk at Dixon Hardware for many years and retired in order to spend time with her grandsons. Her passion for cooking brought great fulfillment to family and friends. Louise was a devoted and caring mother and grandmother who dearly loved her two grandsons, Adrian and Hudson. She enjoyed listening to stories about them and was very proud of their accomplishments.
Those left to cherish her memory include two daughters, Bettena Hoosier (fiancé Sherman Simons) of Combs Addition and Lesa (Rodney) Adkins of Man; two sisters, Frances Hager of Charleston and Madeline (Charles) Dixon of Ormond Beach, Fla.; one brother, Ralph (Frances) Tallarico of Columbus, Ohio; two grandsons, Adrian (Michelle) Hoosier of Teays Valley and Hudson Hoosier of Houston, Texas; three great-grandchildren, Emilie, Chloe, and Max Hoosier; four step-grandsons, Mike Adkins of Accoville, and Jason, Joe, and John Adkins, all of North Carolina; two step-great-grandsons, Christian and Chase Adkins of Accoville; many nieces and nephews; many special friends who she loved as family, Dorothy Albright, Linda Robertson, Katherine Gent, Patty Wright and Robert Perry, and a host of other relatives and friends.
Her daughters wish to give many thanks to her loving caregivers, Della, Carol, and Linda.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, September 12, at the Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home at Man with Pastor James Ellis and Brother Robert Perry officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Memory Gardens at Godby.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be left at www.krantzmcneelyfuneralhome.com
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home at Man.