Martha Elizabeth Chandler Western, 74, of Helena, passed away Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011 in Helena.

 



Martha Elizabeth Chandler Western, 74, of Helena, passed away Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011 in Helena.



Mrs. Western was born Oct. 21, 1937 in Charleston, Miss. to the late Edward James and Ione Alexandra Chandler. She was a homemaker, a caregiver, and was of the Baptist faith.



Mrs. Western leaves three sons, Jerry Western (Sissy), Grady Western and James Western, all of Pascagoula, Miss.; three daughters, Jo Pankey of Wabash, Barbara Cerevell (Tony) of Brook Park, Ohio and Sandra Smith (David) of Hurley, Miss.; 14 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Vivian Ragno of Moss Point, Miss. and Shirley Sells (J.W.) of Mobile, Ala.; and a brother, Mike Chandler (Pat) of Pascagoula.



Her parents, her husband, Harrison Western, and a son, Terry Western, preceded her in death.



Funeral services for Martha Elizabeth Chandler Western will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011 at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Park in Helena-West Helena. Brother Danny Weatherford will officiate. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 26 at Roller-Citizens.



Roller-Citizens Funeral Home, Helena-West Helena, will direct services. The online guestbook is at www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.