Ada L. Chandler Smith
Big Stone Gap, Va.-Ada L. Chandler Smith, 53, passed away on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at Holston Valley Medical Center.
Ada was a former CNA at Heritage Hall Healthcare in Big Stone Gap. She was a loving mother and grandmother.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Bill and Ochia (Begley) Chandler; and a brother, Billy Ray Chandler.
She is survived by her daughter, Amber Nicole Riley (Shawn), Appalachia, Va.; son, Trey Smith (Jodi), Big Stone Gap; grandchildren, Morgan Breann Stewart, Lillian Grace Gibson, Shawn Riley and Camerann Riley; step grandchildren, Ian Skeens and Axton Skeens; sisters, Linda Quillen (Roy), Barbara Collier (Wayne), Elizabeth Bowman (Hurk), and twin sister, Ava Shuler (Jody), all of Big Stone Gap, Kim Russell (Clayton) and Karen Funderburg (Brian), Florence, Al.; brothers, Jerry Chandler (Pat) and Danny Chandler, both of Big Stone Gap; several nieces and nephews and a special niece, Skye Waddle; and a special friend, Charlotte Paul of Minnesota.
The family will receive friends 5:00pm-7:00pm Tuesday at Gilliam Funeral Home, 618 Wood Ave, W., Big Stone Gap.
The funeral service will follow at 7:00pm with Pastor Josh Tompkins officiating.
A graveside service will be conducted 11:00am Wednesday at American Legion Cemetery. The family and friends will meet at the funeral home by 10:20am to go in procession to the cemetery.
Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
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Gilliam Funeral Home and Crematory is honored to serve Ada Smith’s family.