Emma Dell Poss Chandler

April 25, 1940 ~ November 4, 2011 (age 71)

Emma Dell Poss Chandler of Greensboro, GA, died Friday, November 4, 2011 at Greene Point Health & Rehab in Union Point at the age of 71. She was born on April 25, 1940 to the late Willie Dee Poss and Willie Lou Thompson Poss. She grew up in Greene County and attended school in Greensboro. She worked for Hometown Manufacturing, Wellington Puritan Mill, Style Rite and Stewart Apparel. She married Lester Stapp, Sr., the father of her children, and later married Charles Chandler. Emma Dell always enjoyed working in flower beds and taking care of loved ones.

She is survived by two daughters, Dedee Moon and husband Tim of Crawfordville, GA and Terrie Marcus of Cartersville, GA; two sons, Lee Stapp of Greensboro, GA and Scott Stapp of Greensboro, GA; six sisters, Mary Callaway Stewart of Madison, GA, Carolyn Hardy and husband Bill of Milledgeville, GA, Shirley Tate and husband Bo of Greensboro, GA, Barbara Bradley of Greensboro, GA, Melissa Hunter and husband Franklin of Washington, GA and Vicki Starr and husband Jim of Madison, GA; four grandchildren, Tony Moon and wife Amanda, Danielle Higdon and husband Eric, Sam Marcus and Katie Rose all of Greensboro, GA; five great grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by four sisters, Dianne Christian, Eleanor Silvey, Willie Rebecca Meek and Hazel Ruark; and a brother, William Joseph "Billy" Poss.

Funeral Services will be held on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at McCommons Chapel with Rev. Wayne Usry and Rev. John Pike officiating. Interment will follow at Greenview Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are Robert Thompson, Josh Thompson, Steven Thompson, Ty Janes, Chad Christian and Jody Hunter. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until time for the service at McCommons Funeral Home. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.

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