Allene Chandler Drewry, age 97, passed away on Wednesday, May 4, 2022. She had resided in Athens, Georgia for many years but most recently was a resident at Life Care Center of Georgia, Lawrenceville, Georgia.
Born on Feb. 20, 1925 in Rhode Island, Mrs. Drewry was the daughter of the late Mitchell and Julia Chandler. She was the widow of William "Bill" Drewry, a member of Athens Christian Church, and was a house mother at UGA. She was preceded in death by her previous husbands, Gus Benton and Harold Chandler, her twin sister Myrlene Chandler Cheek, and her sister EmmaSue Chandler Howick.
Survivors include a son, William “Bill” Chandler; daughters, Julia Rodman and Sallie Armstrong; six grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and four great great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held 11 am Saturday, May 7, 2022 at Ivie Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in McDonald Family Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday 10 am until the funeral hour.
Online condolences may be made at www.iviefuneralhomecommerce.com
Arrangements are in the care of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, GA.