It is with deepest regret, that the Carlisle and Hambrick families of Roanoke and Opelika, AL, announce the passing from this life, of their mother, daughter, grandmother, and beloved sister, Ms. Chanda M. Carlisle 42.
A native of Roanoke, Alabama, and a long-time resident of Opelika, Ms. Carlisle unexpectedly transitioned from this life on Thursday, December 29, 2022, at East Alabama Medical Center, Opelika, Lee County, AL.
Chanda was born in Roanoke, Randolph County, Alabama, on September 8, 1980, to the parentage of the late Sylvester Carlisle and Mrs. Vanessa Allen Carlisle.
She received her early spiritual guidance at Rock Mills Baptist Church, Roanoke. Chanda also attended Handley High School in Roanoke, where she met the love of her life, Travis Hambrick and within that union of marriage, they had two wonderful sons, Travis Hambrick, Jr., and Talik Hambrick. She was a former employee of Roanoke Health Care Center. Ms. Carlisle later became a long-time resident of Opelika, AL, where she resided until her transition from this life. Ms. Carlisle loved to cook and listen to blues. Chanda was also a huge Auburn University football fan, and she loved mostly being around her family and friends. She was known to all the neighborhood children as "Momma Rose."
Among the angelic host of pre-deceased loved ones ushering her to her eternal home were: her husband, Travis Hambrick; son, Malik Hambrick; father, Sylvester Carlisle; grandmother, Luree Allen; grandfather, Rocelius Allen; uncles: Rocelius Allen, Jr. and Stanley Allen, Sr., and aunt, Marsha Allen. Her departure date was December 28, 2022.
Chanda is survived by her mother, Mrs. Vanessa Allen Carlisle of Roanoke; two sons: Travis Hambrick, Jr., of Auburn, and Tylik Hambrick of Opelika; a grandson, Malik Hambrick of Auburn; brothers: Shawn Carlisle of Opelika, and Torrey Carlisle (Shaquesda) of Roanoke; two nephews; Torrey Carlisle Jr., Zaiden Carlisle and one niece Paisley Carlisle all of Roanoke; uncles: Stafford Allen of Roanoke, Darrell Allen (Alice) of Dallas, GA, Lamar Allen (Pamela) of Powder Springs, Reginald Allen of Lagrange, Ronald Allen of Birmingham, Lonnie Riddle and James Carlisle both of Atlanta; aunts: Ruth Lyons (Randolph) of Opelika, and Cassandra Allen of Birmingham, Patricia Allen of Auburn and Annie Riddle of Atlanta; one special cousin, Yolanda Lee; a special friend, Fannie Jackson; and an endless number of other loving relatives and friends.
Pastor: Reverend Jerone Fannin, Rock Mills Baptist Church
Officiating: Reverend Willie Clyde Houston
Eulogist: Pastor L. B. Houston
Other Ministers Sharing the Roster Include: Reverend Rickey Cofield, Reverend Willie Clyde Houston, Apostle William Heard, and others
Vocalists: Elder Delvan Houston and Brother Dewayne Wright
Active Pall Bearers include: Friends and Family
PLEASE NOTE MANDATORY MASKING REQUIREMENTS...
While the State of Alabama does not have a mask mandate, we ask that all family and friends in attendance, please observe any masking requirements while on the church premises.
ALSO We strongly urge — all visitors and guests to continue observing masking and physical distancing while visiting on our premises. PLEASE exercise this practice as an act of respect for both family members, and other guests, who may be susceptible to exposure to viruses.
Our sincere prayers for comfort and peace are sent forth during this time of sadness; and as always, we express deepest gratitude to our communities for sharing with the Allen/Hambrick families during their bereavement.