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Obituary for Mary E. Candler (Gibson)

Mary E. Candler, 91, Vinton, Va., passed away on Sunday, November 5, 2017. Born in Russell County, Va., on March 30, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Bernard and Clyde Robinson Gibson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Alburn Candler and granddaughter, Chelsea Weeks.

Survivors include her children, Larry Candler and Karen Cochran and husband Earl; grandchildren, Amber Weeks, Deairra Basham, Stuart Candler and wife Morgan, Nathan Candler; and great grandchildren, Layla Hale, Lilly Powell, Caden Powell and Karsen Gills.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, November 8, 2017, in the Owens Funeral Service Chapel with Rev. Rick Gibson officiating. Interment will follow at Russell Memorial Cemetery in Lebanon.

The family will receive friends from 12 till 2 p.m. on Wednesday, at the funeral home, prior to the service.

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