Vera ‘Grace’ Lea Chapman

Published 5:00 am Monday, October 25, 2004

Services for Vera “Grace” Lea Chapman of McComb are 10:30 a.m.Tuesday, Oct. 26 at Harrigill Funeral Home Chapel with burial inDamascus Cemetery.

Visitation is today from 5-8 p.m. and Tuesday from 9-10:30 the funeral home.

Mrs. Chapman, 86, died Oct. 23, 2004, at Franklin CountyMemorial Hospital. She was born in Lincoln County on Nov. 3, 1917,to Joe Lea and Mollie Kimble Lea.

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She was a homemaker. She was a member of New Salem BaptistChurch.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Rayford D.Chapman; two brothers; eight sisters; and one great-grandchild.

Survivors are her daughters, Nancy Howell and her husband,Jerry, of McCall Creek, and Nelda Steele, and her husband, Allen,of McComb; her sons, Jerry Chapman and his wife, Wanda, of McComb,and Charles Chapman and his wife, Lynne, of Lucien; her brotherLuke Lea of Baytown, Texas; seven grandchildren; and fivegreat-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Ronnie Thompson, Mark Fortenbery, JeremyHowell, Rusty Lea, Jim Magee, Bill Sandifer and Adam Steele.

Honorary pallbearers will be James Conerly, Eddie Holmes, JoeyTaylor and Billy Chapman.