STEPHENVILLE – Funeral services for Betty Jane Chandler will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 8, at First United Methodist Church Stephenville. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Stephenville Funeral Home.
After services in Stephenville, Betty will be taken to Jones, Oklahoma where a second service will be held at First United Methodist Church of Jones at 1 p.m. Saturday. Burial will follow at the IOOF cemetery in Jones.
Betty was born in Oklahoma City, OK to George and Elizabeth Tiller.
She was a wonderful person with many friends. She was greatly loved and will be greatly missed.
She is survived by her loving husband, William G. Chandler; daughters, Kathryn Frost and husband Gary Owens of Fort Worth, Anita and husband David Davis of Arlington, and Beverly Sisemore of Arlington; step-children, Dianne R. Chandler of Fort Pierce, Florida, Dewayne Chandler of Pampa, Texas, Denise Morales of French Settlement, Louisiana, Beth Chandler of Granbury; and her sister, Mary Lou McBride of Garland. Betty had 17 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, and nine great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Bobby Gene Frost; brother-in-law, George McBride; and son-in-law, Ray Sisemore.
Betty Jane married Bobby Gene Frost (son of Jess and Wren Frost, of Jones, OK) Dec. 22, 1951. Bob Frost was career military and after his 1970 death in Viet Nam she returned to college at Tarleton State University where she received both a BBA in accounting and a MBA degree.
At Tarleton, she met her second husband, Bill Chandler who was a professor. They married May 17, 1975. After their marriage they lived in Granbury before moving to Stephenville in 1980.
Betty was a CPA and taught accounting at Tarleton before opening her accounting firm in Stephenville. Betty was very involved in her church where she was a member of the choir, and was in many other church, social, and civic organizations.
The Chandler family wishes expressions of sympathy be made in the form of donations to the First United Methodist Church in Stephenville.
Online condolences may be made at www.stephenvillefh.com.