Frances Tate Chandler was born June 2, 1918, in Stephenville, Texas. Mrs. Chandler was the youngest of eight children. During her 91 years she lived in Denton, Texas, where she graduated from TWU, later she lived on the T-Bar Ranch near Tahoka, Texas. She also lived in San Angelo, Texas, Paint Rock, Texas and finally in Brownwood, Texas.

She is survived by her daughter, Sarah Chandler Newman and her husband Tom of Fredericksburg, Texas; and by her son, Carl Addison Chandler and his wife Lisa Levisay Chandler of Brownwood, Texas. Mrs. Chandler is also survived by her grandsons, Tye Levisay Chandler and Richard Chandler Newman.

She was preceded by her husband, John S. Chandler Sr.; a son, John S. Chandler Jr. of Barksdale, Texas; and two grandsons, Clayton Maxwell Chandler and Lane Addison Chandler.

Heartland Funeral Home of Early is in charge of arrangements.