EAST PRAIRIE -- John Ervin Chanley, 68, died at 3:30 a.m. Nov. 5, 2006, at his home.
Born May 6, 1938, at East Prairie, son of the late John Daniel and Alma Ester Flick Chanley, he lived most of his life in Mississippi County where he was a retired postal carrier having worked 31 years in the East Prairie Post Office.
On Aug. 16, 1956, at Corinth, Miss., he married Martha Sue Reed who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, John Wyly and Shannon Chanley of Cape Girardeau; three daughters and one son-in-law, Deborah Sue and James Bailey of East Prairie, Carol Ann Chanley of Gulf Breeze, Fla., and Judy Kaye Chanley of Navarre, Fla.; one brother, Lacy Chanley of East Prairie; two sisters, Janie Parham of East Prairie and Susan Bradford of Belleview, Ill.; and seven grandchildren and five great-
One brother, Elmer Chanley; and one sister, Shirley Greer, preceded him in death.
Visitation is at 6 p.m. today at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie where services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday. George White will officiate.
Burial will follow in the East Prairie Memorial Park Cemetery.