Dorothy Chandler, 81, of Bridge City, died Friday, Jan. 13, at her home.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Officiating will be the Rev. Roy A. Parker. Burial will follow at 2:00 p.m. at Antioch Cemetery in Ratcliff, TX.

Visitation will be from 5:00-8:00 p.m., Monday at the funeral home.

Born in Waller County, TX., on July 19, 1930, Dorothy was the daughter of Virgil and Luda (Clepper) Sheffield. A member of First Baptist Church of Orangefield, she worked as an attendance clerk at West Orange-Cove CISD for 20 years. She and her husband enjoyed square dancing together. Dorothy was a wonderful wife, mother, and grandmother.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers and sister; and husband, Ray Chandler.

Dorothy is survived by her daughter, Maudine Kelley and husband Stephen of Bridge City; sons, Kenneth Chandler and wife Sandy of Smithville, and Hoyt Chandler of Orange; grandchildren, Crystal Wickersham, Lance Chandler and wife Amy, Jake Chandler, Justin Chandler, and Donna Marie Mather; six great grandchildren; and sister, Irene Williams of Carthage.

Serving as Pallbearers will be Johnny Eugene Metcalf, Bill Wiley Metcalf, James Wesley Metcalf, Lance Kyle Chandler, Raymond Jake Chandler, Stephen Kelley, and Raymond D. Hutto.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association – Houston and Southeast Texas Chapter, 2242 West Holcombe Blvd., Houston, Texas 77030-2008. Please request the memorial donation be used for Alzheimer’s Research. For the convenience of those wanting to send a memorial, donation forms will be available at the funeral home.