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Camille Chandler

Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday, April 13, at the House of Worship Church of God for Camille F. “Nan” Chandler of Artesia.

Chandler, 69, went to be with her Lord Monday, April 10, 2017, at her home with her children, Christine and Caren, by her side.

Pastor Daniel Mullins will officiate at the services, with cremation to follow. Visitation began at 10 a.m. today at Terpening & Son Mortuary.

Camille was born July 23, 1947, in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Frank Walter and Mary (LaMuraglia) Nicklo. She came to Artesia in 2006 from North Carolina, where she resided for 27 years.

She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and was a Tar Heel through and through. She later received her master’s from North Carolina State University. She moved to North Carolina in 1980, residing prior to that in many states, including Oregon, California, New Jersey and New York.

Camille was a teacher/administrator in an adult high school diploma program at Vance Granville Community College in North Carolina, where she retired.

She was a very active church member and attended both the House of Worship in Artesia and New Beginnings Church of God in Carlsbad. She faithfully taught Bible study in several locations in Eddy County.

Camille was very active in her community and was a freelance artist. Her love in life was her grandchildren and helping them succeed in life and their studies; she dedicated many hours to helping them, either in person or via phone or internet. She loved her grandchildren and family, and cherished being able to spend as much time as possible with them all.

Survivors include daughters Caren Chandler of Artesia and Christine Boysen and husband Walter of Mullica Hill, N.J.; brother Dominic Nicklo and wife Betty Ann of St. Augustine, Fla.; grandchildren Kevin Blake Chandler and Payton Grace Chandler, both of Artesia, Lauren Marie, Katelyn Elizabeth and Donovan Raymond Boysen, all of Mullica Hill, and Walter Herman and Kenneth Charles Boysen, both of Pennsylvania; niece Melinda Harrison and husband Robert; nephew Frederick Nicklo and wife Cheryl; and a host of great-nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Arrangements are under the direction of Terpening & Son Mortuary. Condolences may be expressed online at www.artesiafunerals.com.