Ida May Chappell

December 8, 1920 - July 24, 2013

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Mrs. Ida May Hall Chappell, 92, passed away Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at Hugh Chatham Nursing Center. Mrs. Chappell was born December 8, 1920 in Surry County to Charlie and Pearl Anthony Hall. She was a member of Swaims Baptist Church. Some of her hobbies included crocheting, trying to win the lottery, and ordering from mail order catalogs.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Chappell was preceded in death by her husband, Noah Calvin Chappell and a brother, Oscar Hall. She is survived by three children, Larry (Louise) Chappell, Tommy (Shirley) Chappell, and Karen C. Andrews; four grandchildren, Abby (Brian) Pilcher, Allison (Darron) Winters, Charlie (Sherry) Chappell, and Ben Katz; five great grandchildren, Morgan, Riley, Carson, Alyssa, and Major; and four nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be conducted Friday, July 26, 2013 at 2:30PM at Swaims Baptist Church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:00 to 2:00PM at Gentry Funeral Service in Jonesville.
The family wishes to thank the staff of Hugh Chatham Nursing Center and Dr. Evan Ballard for all the love, care, and support shown to Mrs. Chappell over the years.
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Gentry Family Funeral Service in Jonesville is serving the Chappell family.
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