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In Memory Of Our Poets

Herbert Paul Chancellor (1939-2006) - Class Of 1957

Herbert Paul Chancellor, 67, of University Heights Road, died Sunday, November 26, 2006, at St. Joseph Hospital after a period of declining health. A native of Montgomery, Alabama, he had lived in Jackson County since 1969 and was a 1966 graduate of Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama and retired as a pharmacist from Eckerd's. He was the son of the late Herbert Alto and Roma Hataway Chancellor. As a member of Cullowhee Baptist Church, he served on several committees and was a deacon.

Surviving is his wife of 44 years, Etheree Burkett Chancellor; two daughters, Amanda Carolina Ryan of Indianapolis and Cordelia Meyer of Cullowhee; one son, Herbert Charles Chancellor of Bloomington, Indiana; one sister, Mary Ann Eifert Brown of LaPine, Alabama; six grandchildren, Shelby Ray M. Meyer, Emma Leigh Ryan, Bailey Jane, and Maxwell James Ryan, Savannah Katherine Ryan and Atticus Chancellor Ryan.

A memorial service was held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Cullowhee Baptist Church with Dr. Jeffery Vickery and Reverend Tonya Vickery officiating. Visitation was held at Dillard Funeral Home in Troy on Tuesday, November 28, 2006, from 7:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Graveside services will be held at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Gainer, Alabama at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 29, 2006, with Dillard Funeral Home of Troy directing.

Memorials may be made to the Cullowhee Baptist Church Renovation Fund, P.O. Box 37, Cullowhee, NC 28723.

Published by Montgomery Advertiser on November 29, 2006.