Sylvia Suggs Chandler

April 28, 1940 ~ April 12, 2020 (age 79)


Sylvia Suggs Chandler, age 79, passed away Sunday, April 12, 2020. A graveside service will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 15th at Darlington Memory Gardens. If anyone would like to pay their respects to Mrs. Chandler may do so Tuesday between 1-5 p.m. at Belk Funeral Home.

Born April 28, 1940, Sylvia was the daughter of the late Charlie H. Suggs and Mary Ella Whittle Suggs. She loved cooking and was proud of her family who was affectionately known by her grandchildren as “Grandma Red”.  

Surviving are her daughters, Debbie Baker and Angie (Scott) Beane, all of Darlington; sons, Cecil (Debra) Chandler of Surfside and Mike (Tracy) Chandler of Columbia; grandchildren, Dale (Chelsea) Baker, Jeff (Lynn) Chandler, Michael Chandler, Monica Chandler; great-grandchildren, Tucker, Vera, Hunter, Ashlyn, Kyler, Brexton, and Michael; sister, Mollie Johnson of Darlington; brother, Charlie Boykin of Darlington, and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Cecil Wayne Chandler, Sr.; siblings, LaRue Odom, Ronnie, Frankie, and Steve Suggs.


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Funeral Service


April 14, 2020

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Belk Funeral Home - Darlington
229 West Broad Street
Darlington, SC

Graveside Service
April 15, 2020

11:00 AM
Darlington Memory Gardens
2071 E. Bobo Newsome Hwy
Hartsville, SC

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