HAMPTON - Doma Chappell, 94, passed away on March 7, 2014 at Riverside Regional Medical Center. She was a devoted mother and matriarch, who was selfless in her service to her family and extended families, and always able to take care of them, even during the difficult times. She had high expectations for her family and raised them with love and firmness. Doma was preceded in death by her daughter, Eva Elaine O'Connor and granddaughter, Melissa Allen. Survivors include her son, John A. Chappell, Jr. and wife Kathryn; grandchildren, Todd O'Connor and wife Kim, Christinia Ellett and husband Lee; great-grandchildren, Megan, Alexa, Brandon, Joshlin, Dale, Ransom, and Ryan. The family will receive friends on Thursday, March 13 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Peninsula Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, March 14 in Hampton Memorial Gardens. Donations may be made to St. Jude Children Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Peninsula Funeral Home
11144 Warwick Boulevard Newport News, VA 23601
Published in Daily Press on Mar. 12, 2014