Celebrating The Life Of Loved Ones

Nina Worsham Hartsell Chandler

Nina Worsham Hartsell Chandler, 91, of Albemarle passed away Monday, March 4, 2019 in Bethany Woods Nursing Center.  Her funeral will be 11 AM Thursday, March 7, 2019 at Bethel United Methodist Church with Pastor Kevin McCormac officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 10 until 10:45 AM at the church prior to the funeral service. 

Born September 18, 1927 in Danville, VA, she was the daughter of the late Jack and Mamie Howard Worsham.  She was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church and she formerly worked as a secretary with Collins and Aikman.  She and her husband owned their own trucking company and traveled the country site seeing and working. 

She was preceded in death by her first husband Bertie Hartsell and second husband Malcolm Chandler and by a son Terry Hartsell, as well as a sister Bobbie Nell Worsham Spikes and a brother Frank Worsham.  She is survived by four nieces and one nephew Nancy Spikes Briggs of New London, Wanda Spikes Williams of Oak Grove, LA, Zanna Worsham Swann of Clayton, NC, Karen Spikes Blake of Oak Grove, LA, and Aaron Spikes of Willacoochee, GA. 


  • Cindy B. Almond Posted March 5, 2019 8:55 am

    You have my sympathy in your loss. I am friend to Nina’s sister in law Geraldine; and we have been praying for her and the family at our church..
    God Bless you

  • DIANE TUCKER Posted March 7, 2019 7:28 am

    Was sorry to hear of Miss Ninas’ passing. She was a sweet woman. I cant’t come to the funeral today because of work. I am praying for the family, God bless you all. Thank you for all you did to help her, she appreicated it

  • The Rivers Family Posted March 11, 2019 7:01 am

    I wish to express my deepest condolences to the family. Words alone cannot ease the pain when grieving the loss of a love one. The Bible provides comfort during these difficult times. Revelation 21:3-4 states, “And he(GOD) will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away”. May God give you comfort in your loving memories and in His promise that soon we will never experience losing our love ones we will be able to see them again once they are resurrected John 5:28-29. May these scriptures bring comfort and calmness of heart to you during the difficult days ahead. To learn more about this promise please visit our website: jw.org and view the comforting video; What is the Condition of the Dead?

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