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"Obituary - Charles Elmer (Sr.) Chapman"

Name: Charles Elmer (Sr.) Chapman

Married: Mahalia "Hala" Ann Burch

Death date: August 21, 1961

Death location: University Hospital, Columbia, Boone County, Missouri.

Burial date: Unknown

Burial location: Old Fellow Cemetery, Doe Run, St. Francois County, Missouri.

Name of newspaper publication: Unknown

Newspaper location: St. Francois County, Missouri

Date published: 1961

"Transcript of the above obituary"

Title: Charles Elmer Chapman

Charles E. Chapman, son of the late Mr. John and Martha Scaggs Chapman, was born August 25, 1897 in Wayne County, Missouri and departed this life August 21, 1961, at University Hospital, Columbia, age 63 years, 11 months and 27 days; following an illness of several months.

He was united in marriage to Mahala A. Burch May 22, 1918. To this union five children were born, who, with the wife survive: Clyde V., Colorado Springs, Colo.; Hilda (Mrs. George) Gerlach, Kenniwick, Washington; Kenneth D., US Air Force, San Antonio, Texas; Betty Lou and Charles E. Jr., Farmington. Also surviving are fifteen grandchildren; five brothers and three sisters, Ed of Flat River, Oscar and Otto of Farmington; Lonis of Areadia Star Route; Nolis of Thornton, Colo.; Mrs. Mary Wilkerson; Mildred (Mrs. A. A.) Reed, Farmington and Lola (Mrs. W. A.) Boevingloh, Denver, Colo.; nephews, nieces and a host of friends.

The deceased lived in St. Louis for a number of years, bur returned to this vicinity, where he and Mrs. Chapman operated DX and Blue Diamond Cafes.

He united with the second Baptist church, Farmington and was active-to-many phases of the church work as long as health permitted.

Funeral services will be held at Miller Funeral Chapel, Thursday at 1;00 p.m. conducted by Rev. Bar___. Interment will be in the Doe Run cemetery.

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