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Nelda Noreen Chapman

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Nelda Noreen Chapman Obituary
Nelda Noreen Chapman, 82, of Sheldon, Mo., passed away Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at her home after a lengthy illness. Graveside service: 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, in Hall Cemetery in Jerico Springs, Mo., Pastor Bonnie Berry officiating. Visitation: 7 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Friends may call from Wednesday morning until 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. She was born April 23, 1931, in Nevada, Mo., to Darrell S. Maxwell and Sarah Belle Wilson Maxwell. She grew up in Milo, Mo., and graduated from Nevada High School in 1948. She married Robert Smith and to their union one son was born. In 1977 she moved to Texas and was then married to Joe Chapman. He preceded her in death. In 2010 she returned to the Sheldon area. She was a seamstress all of her life, worked at the Reno Cleaners while in Texas, loved to bowl and loved cats. She was preceded in death by a brother, Jerry Maxwell. Survivors: Her son, Darrell Smith and wife, Linda, of El Dorado Springs, Mo.; grandson, Ronnie Smith and wife, Melissa, of Sheldon, Mo.; three great-grandsons, Wyatt Smith of Sheldon, Jared Nelson and Taylor of Lamar, Mo., Jordan Conner of Carthage, Mo.; special niece, Pam Bowen; and of special mention are her many friends that she had made throughout her life.
Published in Star-Telegram on Jan. 7, 2014
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