Emma Tatum


Mrs. Emma Lena Chandler Tatum, 95, wife of William R. Tatum and a resident of Keller, passed away Saturday, Jan. 13, 2024, at Shore Health and Rehabilitation Center in Parksley. She was the daughter of the late Edward Delch Chandler and the late Lena Jane Scott Chandler.

She retired from Roses Department Store after being a retail clerk for six years, was the oldest member of Mears Memorial Church, and loved to crochet and work puzzle books.

In addition to her loving husband, she is survived by her son, Paul B. Tatum, of Keller.

A celebration of life service will be conducted Sunday, Jan. 21, 2024, at 2 p.m. at Doughty Funeral Home with the Rev. Kendra Powell officiating. Family will join friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.   

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.doughtyfuneralhome.com

Arrangements were made by Doughty Funeral Home in Exmore.

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