Chlora Lawrence-Crandell, a native of Brevard, passed away on Aug. 28, 2008.
She was born Chlora Bailey on July 24, 1930 in Brevard to mother Marjorie Bailey and father, Rock Kilgore.
She was raised and baptized at Bethel Baptist Church in Brevard, which was her first church home.
She attended boarding school at Lincoln Academy in Kings Mountain, N.C., where she graduated in 1949.
Shortly thereafter, Chlora moved to New York, where she lived with her mother. While in New York, she reacquainted herself with her long time friend, John Lawrence, whom she married on July 31, 1959.