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Jennifer Evans Chandler, age 47, of Water Valley, MS died Saturday, November 28, 2020, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford, MS after an extended illness. She was born in Memphis, TN. to Frank Evans and Judy Alred. While still in school, she and her family moved to Calhoun county where she attended, and played basketball for, Calhoun academy and later Calhoun City High School, where she graduated from. After graduation, Jennifer continued her education at North East Community College, later transferring to East Mississippi Community College where she received an associates degree as an Optician.
Jennifer loved the outdoors, especially spending time at Gulf Shores Alabama. She loved sports, primarily basketball. She also enjoyed doing word-search puzzles. But nothing meant more to her than her family.
Visitation is planned for Wednesday, December, 2, 2020, in the Gardiner Room at Seven Oaks Funeral Home from 11:00 AM until 12:45 PM. Graveside service will follow at 1:00 PM in Oak Hill Cemetery with Dr. Anthony Kay officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Water Valley with Jacob Edwards, Larry Evans, Frank Evans, Jr, Taylor Evans, Jacky Chandler, and Michael D. Chandler serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers are, Danny Edwards, Larry Alred, and Trent Howell.
Jennifer is survived by her husband of 11 years, David Chandler; two sons, Carson Creekmore of Hernando, MS, Peyton Chandler of Water Valley, MS; her parents, Frank Evans (Sherry) of Calhoun City, MS, Judy Alred (Larry) of Nettleton, MS; one brother, Larry Evans of Nettleton, MS; one sister, Taylor Brook Evans of Oxford, MS; Grand Mother, Betty Jean Therrell.
Memorials in honor of Jennifer may be made to St. Jude https://www.stjude.org/donate
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