Ruth Ann Green Chapman

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Ruth Ann Green Chapman

Age, 72, departed this life Sunday May 19, 2013 in Christiana Hospital; daughter of the late Dorothea Edith and Samuel Francis Green, was born October 28, 1940 in Wilmington, Delaware. She attended Wilmington area schools and was one of the first African Americans to integrate P.S. DuPont High School where she participated in basketball and academics. She retired from the Wilmington 911 Call Center. In her leisure time she enjoyed listening to music and traveling across the country.

Ruth leaves to cherish her memory: six children, Deybra, Catherine, Cynthia, Oscar, William and Edy Chapman; one aunt, Barbara Mohler; one brother, Samuel Francis Green; a sister-in-law, Carrie Green; a daughter-in-law, Patricia Chapman; 14 grandchildren, Minyon, Dyshon, Serena, Ciara, Al, Sunseria, Jade, Ernie, Laqwin, Oscar IV, Paige, OsShan, Victor, and William; 11 great grandchildren, 5 nieces and nephews; cousins, Ann Houston and Sandy Lancefield; close friends, Stacia, Minnie Wilson, Pearl Sudler, Doris Washington, and Raythell Cooper, Leroy (Pete) Peterson and Rachel Bryant.

Funeral 11 am Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at Ezion Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church, 800 N. Walnut St., Wilmington, viewing 9-10:45 am only. Burial Private.


Published in The News Journal from May 25 to May 27, 2013
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