Mrs. Jeanette Chandler Ward, age 88, of Loganville, GA, formerly of Commerce, GA, passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2019. Jeanette was born in Commerce, GA to the late Alger Nunn and Bertha Snipes Chandler. Jeanette was a homemaker until the children got older; she then worked at the Snellville, GA. Post Office for 20 years. She loved her work and loved the people on her route even more. Once she retired her and her husband became members at Unicoi Springs Resort. She was the champion at any and every game she played. From holey board to pool to chicken foot! She loved the people, the mountains and loved living life! She made many dear and special friends while camping. She was preceded in death by; husband of 69 years, Robert D. Ward; siblings, Almond Chandler, Mildred Chandler Ward Looney, Bernard Malcolm Chandler, Talmadge Chandler and a twin brother, Julius William Chandler. Jeanette is survived by; son and daughter-in-law Ron and Charlotte Ward; daughters and son-in-laws, Elaine and Chuck Hewatt and Michelle and Daniel Kelly. "Nana" had six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 from 1:00- 3:00PM with the Funeral Service following at 3:00PM in the Gwinnett Chapel of Wages & Sons Funeral Home. Rev. Ken Purcell, Rev. Jeff Clegg & Rev. Richard Bumpers will officiate. Interment will follow at Snellville Historical Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you make a donation to the charity of your choice. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Funeral Home 1031 Lawrenceville Highway Lawrenceville, GA 30046, 770-277-4550. Online condolences may be expressed at

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  1. So sorry to hear about your sweet mom, Elaine. I can imagine her huge smile as she entered those pearly gates! Praying for you and your family. Love you!
    Donna Ward

  2. Jeannette and Miriam were our best friends and supporter. There was a time my brother and Ken was making to much noice in the clubhouse. When they came down they all clapped. Now they could play cards. You will be missed at Unicoi Springs Camping Resort.

  3. Charlotte and Ron,
    We are so sorry for your loss. You and all your family are in our thoughts and Prayers. We love and miss you 2.

  4. Ron & Charlotte and Family, So sorry for your loss. Prayers for God’s comfort, strength, & peace, Love y’all!

  5. Offering Prayers of Comfort knowing He had guided Robert and Jeanette to his Heavenly Home. He will also shower this family with love and reassurance that All is Well
    Love and Hugs to All

  6. We are so sorry for your loss. Jeannette and Robert were great friends from our family friends of Unicoi Springs camp Resort for many years. Prayers for all families and friends.

  7. We camped with Jeanette and Robert for years at Unicoi Springs Resort and Jeanette always had such a sweet smile on her face and always had a sweet attitude. Our thoughts and prayers are with Robert and the family.

  8. Elaine and Michelle, I am so sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing . My heart hurts for your family. Jeanette , Robert and I had many good times at the farm and Jeanette and I at the Snellville Post Office. God Bless and give you comfort in these times of sorrow. I think of you all often and pray for you.
    God Bless and keep you safe. Joyce Enos, Renee’ Moores Mom.

  9. So very sorry to hear this. Heaven has gained a beautiful angel that I look forward to seeing again one day. Praying you feel Gos’s comforting arms around you during this difficult time.

  10. Michelle and family, I have such fond memories of your Mom and Dad…. well mostly your Mom! Ha! We had a lot of fun growing up jumping on the trampoline and running around the old neighborhood and Old man Pate’s field. Your Mom was always so sweet and always welcomed me with open arms. Michelle, I’m truly sorry for your loss, there is nothing like a mothers love and your Mom loved you with all her heart and sole. She is still with you in spirit but now she is rejoicing with our heavenly father and your Dad. Big hugs to you my sweet friend, may you find comfort in the love so many share for your Mom.

    Renee “Moore” Wallace

  11. Elaine and family
    We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your mom . She always had a smile !

  12. We are heartbroken to hear about your mom. Will never forget her sweet smile! Thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Love, Randy & Lynn

  13. May you find comfort knowing Jeannette is whole again with no pain and is smiling that sweet smile again. Mom and Dad, Bobby and Beulah Fowler, became friends with Robert & Jeannette through camping at Unicoi Springs. Jeannette truly did enjoy life, her friends, and any adventure that came her way. We are glad mom and dad were able to enjoy their retirement years with Robert & Jeannette truly enjoying life and dad is now reunited with them.

  14. I just want to say Thank you for All the nice memories yall hv shared about my dad and mom…. my mother was a sweet strong women… I will miss her I know she is in a better place where she is no longer hurting… love to All michelle ward kelly

  15. Thank you for All the nice memories of my mom… keep our family in your prayers Love michelle ward kelly

  16. Thank you all for all the nice words you had to say bout my mom.. she is no longer in pain

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