Janice Fagg Chandler, 71 of Panama City, Florida passed away on May 2, 2022 at her home surrounded by family and a dear friend. She was born on May 20, 1950 in Harlan, Kentucky as a Coal Miner’s Daughter and lived in the hills of Kentucky for several years before moving to Apopka, Florida with her Minnie and Pops. In 1968 she graduated from Apopka High School and met her first husband John Cogbill and they moved to Southport, Florida and started raising a small family. In 1984 she would marry again to Earl Lancaster and her small family would grow again. After the death of Earl she married Jerry Chandler and her small family would grow from 4 sons to 5 sons and 3 daughters and 7 grandchildren and she would move to Bayou George, Florida. Mrs. Chandler started working for Deltona Corporation in 1978 to 1981 before moving to Panama Machine and Supply/Phoenix Mill Supply for 18 years and after a down turn in the industry, she started working for Sallie Mae and attending Gulf Coast College to study Criminal Justice/Law. Mrs. Chandler is preceded in Death by her Mother Minnie Roberts and Father John Fagg, Brother Tony Ambrose, late husband’s John Cogbill, Earl Lancaster, Jerry Chandler, and son Bobby Chandler and beloved puppies Tia and Princess. She is survived by her mother in-law Christine Hood of Columbus, Georgia; Children: Phillip Cogbill (Lynda) of Calhoun County, Florida, John Derek Cogbill of Southport, Florida, Chris Lancaster (Chrissy) of Lynn Haven, Florida, Michael Lancaster of Bayou George, Florida, Christina Hazeltine (Jeff) of Bayou George, Florida, Susan Shallenberger of Panama City, Florida, Christy Downs- Cabrera (Yarmir) of Panama City, Florida. Mrs. Chandler was very proud of her Grandchildren: Rachael Cogbill, Megan Cogbill-Romick (Tyler), Samantha Lancaster, Andrew Lancaster, Jewel Cogbill, Geoffrey Lancaster, John Cogbill Jr. and loved her dear friends Charlotte Rogers of Phoenix, Alabama, Rebecca Carmichael of Panama City, Florida, George Mauldin (Gloria) and Justin Gotschall of Bayou George, Florida. The family will hold a private memorial per her wishes at a later time. In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Covenant Hospice.
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