Tuesday, December 26th, 2006
Ruth May Chapman, 83, of Santa County, Fla., died Dec. 22, 2006, at a care facility in Milton, Fla.
She was born Dec. 9, 1923, in Indianapolis, Ind., to Mahlon and Esta Worthington Myers. Her husband of 63 years, Robert V. Chapman, survives in Milton.
Also surviving are two sons, Michael D. (Carol), Ft. Myers, Fla., and Mark R. (Shelly), Troy; three daughters, Sharron S. (Rick) Kittle, Covington, Shirley A. (Rick) Riegert, St. Petersburg, Fla., and Debbie S. A. Bagley, Milton; a sister, Sara Jane Painter, Lima; 12 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a brother, Richard Myers; a sister, Juanita Keller; and a grandson.
She was a member of Christ United Methodist Church, Milton.
Services are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Lewis Funeral Home Milton, Fla., Chapel, the Revs. John Edwards, Steve Warren and Rob West officiating.
Calling is after 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial is at Elizabeth Chapel Cemetery.