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Obituary: Chena Danielle Chandler, Columbus

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Chena Danielle Chandler, 40, of West 700 South, lost her two-year battle with cancer at 11:28 p.m. on Monday, July 21, 2014, at IU Health University Hospital in Indianapolis.

Chena was born on December 27, 1973, in Columbus. She married Chris K. Chandler on February 24, 1996, in Nashville.

Chena was a spiritual person and member of the Ogilville United Methodist Church. She enjoyed volleyball, shopping, traveling, and the beach. Chena loved spending time with her family, friends, and especially her children.

A funeral service will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Friday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street with Pastor Roger Howard officiating.

Family and friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. on Thursday and from 9 a.m. until service time on Friday.

Burial will be at Mount Healthy Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Chandler Children's Fund at any Centra Credit Union.

Online condolences may be sent to the Chandler family at

Chena was survived by her husband, Chris K. Chandler; children, Tayler Chandler, Mckenna Chandler, and Seth Chandler; mother, Colleen (Donald) Duncan of Columbus; brother, Lewis A. Kimmet of Colorado Springs, Colorado; niece, Laina Kimmet of Columbus; nephew, Braxton Kimmet of Ohio; mother-in-law, Cheri Chandler of Nashville; sister-in-law, Tanya (Jamie) Day of Martinsville; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Chena is preceded in death by her father, Lawrence D. Calhoun; stepfather, Lewis Kimmet; grandparents, Rice (Carrie) Johnson, and Howard (Vora) Calhoun; and father-in-law, Ron Chandler.

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