PONTOTOC – Johnnie Ray Chappell, 56, died Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at North Mississippe Medical Center after an extended illness. He was born Aug. 31, 1957, in Middletown, Ohio, to his mother, Phyllis Chappell Brewer. He had lived most all of his life in Arkansas but had resided in Pontotoc for the past 10 years. He was a restaurant trainer and a Baptist. He enjoyed working outdoors, playing with his cats and being with his family.
Services will be 5:30 p.m. today, May 23, at the chapel of Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home in Nettleton with the Rev. Edward Murry officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Angela Renee Lee of Pontotoc; his mother, Phyllis Chappell Brewer of Middleton, Ohio; one daughter, Meghan Michelle Chappell of the home; one son, Joshua Alexander Chappell (Cherish Faith) of Pontotoc; and one granddaughter, Lotah Ann Pannell.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service today at the funeral home.
Family and friends may sign the guest registry and send condolences to www.tisdalelannmemorial.com.