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Deborah Lee Chandler

April 8, 1951 — June 13, 2019

Deborah Lee Chandler, 68, wife of Teresa Ann Shook and a resident of Concord Wharf, VA, passed away Thursday, June 13, 2019, at her residence. A native of Exmore, she was the daughter of the late Marquard Lee Chandler and the late Mary Jane Hudson Chandler. She was a United States Army Veteran, graduate of The University of the Incarnate Word with a BA Degree in Biology, and retired from the State of Virginia Department of Health.

In addition to her loving wife, she is survived by a son, Nathan Shook and his wife, Harper, of Elgin, OK; a sister, Karen C. Mears of Painter, VA; a grandson, Liam Vaughan of Elgin; nephew, Allen Mears, Jr. and his wife, Lori, and their daughter, Ashlyn, all of Painter; nephew, Trey Burnley of Willis Wharf, VA; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. She was predeceased by a brother, Marquard Lee Chandler, Jr.

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, June 19, 2019, at 11:00 AM at Doughty Funeral Home with Reverend Mary Jimenez officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Riverside Shore Hospice, P. O. Box 615, Onley, VA 23418; Shore Christian Academy, 11624 Occohannock Road, Exmore, VA 23350; or SPCA Eastern Shore, Inc., P.O. Box 164, Onley, VA 23418.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements were made by Doughty Funeral Home in Exmore, Virginia.


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