BESSEMER CITY - Helen Richards Chapman, 80, passed away Dec. 26, 2013, at her residence.
A native of Anderson, S.C., she was the daughter of the late Frank and Roxie Richards
She is survived by her children, Judy Pritchett and husband Bill, Larry Brooks and wife Jan, Billy Brooks and wife Kim, Rita Chapman, Lisa Dixon and husband Donnie, Pam Phillips and husband Tim; 22 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Chapman Sr.; sons, Henry Brooks, Howard Chapman Jr.; and a granddaughter.
A funeral service will be held 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Maranatha Baptist Church in Dallas with the Revs. Chris Doster and Gary Teague officiating.
Burial will be at Gaston Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Maranatha Baptist Church prior to the service.
Condolences may be made online at www.carothersfuneralhomegastonia.com.
Carothers Funeral Home, Gastonia is serving the Chapman family.