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"Obituary - Mahalia "Hala" Ann Burch"

Name: Mahalia "Hala" Ann Burch

Married: Charles Elmer (Sr.) Chapman

Death date: July 10, 1973

Death location: Farmington Community Hospital, Farmington, St. Francois County, Missouri.

Burial date: July 13, 1973

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

Name of newspaper publication: Unknown

Newspaper location: St. Francois County, Missouri

Date published: July 13, 1973


"Transcript of the above obituary"

Title: Mrs. Hala Chapman

Mrs. Hala Chapman of Farmington Route Three was born on April 12, 1898 in St. Francois County and died on July 10, 1973 at Farmington Community Hospital at the age of 75 years. She was a daughter of the late Commodore Perry Birch and Emma C. Mund Birch.

She was united in marriage to Charles E. Chapman who preceded her in death nearly 12 years ago.

Mrs. Chapman is survived by two daughters: Hilda I. (Mrs. Lee) Hopkins of Farmington; three sons: Clyde V. Chapman of St. Louis; Charles E. Chapman Jr., Farmington; and Kenneth D. Chapman, Lake Charles, Louisiana; also surviving are 16 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; five sisters: Mrs. Minnie Doughty, Mrs. Donna Kassabaum, Mrs. Margarel Crawford, Mrs. Rose Bales and Mrs. Wilma Thompson, all of Farmington; one brother Wesley Burch, also of Farmington; several nieces and nephews, and other relatives and friends.

Besides her husband and parents, she is preceded in death by two brothers, Alfred and Perry Burch.

Funeral services will be held Friday (today), July 13, 2:00 p.m., at Miller's Funeral Chapel, conducted by the Rev. William Evans. Interment in Memorial Cemetery, Doe Run, with Miller Funeral Service in charge.

The body will be in state at Miller Funeral Chapel in Farmington after 10:00 a.m. Wednesday. Funeral services will be in St. Francois Memorial Park.


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