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In Memory of

Adria Chandler

April 27, 1980 - August 23, 2016

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Adria D. (Edwards) Chandler, 36, of Austin, TX formerly of Ellettsville passed away at Cozumel International Hospital in Cozumel, Mexico on Tuesday, August 23, 2016.Adria was born in Nashville, TN on April 27, 1980, the daughter of Johnie Paul and Melba (McBride) Edwards.

She attended Stinesville Elementary School and graduated from Cambridge Academy. She attended Mid America College of Mortuary Science where she graduated with a degree in Mortuary Science in 2006. Adria began her career as a funeral director at Chandler Funeral Home in Ellettsville then moving to Tampa, FL. She found her...

Adria D. (Edwards) Chandler, 36, of Austin, TX formerly of Ellettsville passed away at Cozumel International Hospital in Cozumel, Mexico on Tuesday, August 23, 2016.Adria was born in Nashville, TN on April 27, 1980, the daughter of Johnie Paul and Melba (McBride) Edwards.

She attended Stinesville Elementary School and graduated from Cambridge Academy. She attended Mid America College of Mortuary Science where she graduated with a degree in Mortuary Science in 2006. Adria began her career as a funeral director at Chandler Funeral Home in Ellettsville then moving to Tampa, FL. She found her place as a director at Cook-Walden Funeral Home in Austin, Texas where she excelled at assisting the families she served. Her special touches to the funeral services she conducted exceeded her families' expectations each and every day. Some of Adria's favorite things were horses and turtles. She was a generous and loving person, caring for her family and friends throughout her life.

Adria is survived by her parents, Johnie Paul Edwards and Melba Edwards of Ellettsville; siblings, John Isaac Edwards and his wife Aleisha of Terre Haute and Rebekah Edwards of Atlanta; companion and best friend, G.L. Chandler, Jr. of Ellettsville; maternal grandmother, Helen McBride of Bedford; paternal grandparents, Johnie Edwards and Loretta Edwards of Bloomington; uncle, Larry McBride and wife Brenda of Columbia, MO; aunts, Linda Wininger and husband Ralph of Orleans, Marilyn Hunter and husband Don of Bedford; uncles, Tom Edwards and wife Debbie of Bloomington and Titus Edwards of Land O' Lakes, FL,; several great aunts, uncles and cousins; and her faithful Chihuahua, Digger.

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Russell McBride.

Funeral services for Adria will be held at Chandler Funeral Home in Ellettsville on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. with her brother, John Isaac Edwards officiating. Burial is to follow at Chambersville Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. and again one hour prior to the service.

A Celebration of Life for Adria will be held at 6:00 P.M. on Saturday, September 17, 2016 in the Colonial Chapel of Cook-Walden Funeral Home, 6100 North Lamar Blvd., Austin, Texas, 78752.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the family to assist in Rebekah's medical expenses in care of Chandler Funeral Home, 203 E. Temperance Street, Ellettsville, IN 47429.