Tuesday, December 18th, 2012
Rea Almeda Chapman, 79, St. Henry, died at 1:20 a.m. Dec. 17, 2012, at the Gardens, Celina.
She was born June 27, 1933, in Carpenter to Verlin and Frances Cain Howery. On Jan. 29, 1955, she married Ralph R. Chapman, who survives.
Also surviving are her children, Rick (Ginny) Chapman, Estero, Fla., Ronda (Stu) Kahn, Fort Wayne, Ind., Randi (Tim) Pheiffer, Germantown, Robin (Chris) May, St. Henry, Regina (Chris) Nelms, Spring Valley, Rhett (Chandra) Chapman, Germantown; a brother, Rodney (Marilyn) Howery, Albany; and 13 grandchildren.
Deceased is her brother, Ray Howery.
She graduated in 1949 from Carpenter High School.
Private funeral services will be held at Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home, Celina, the Rev. Richard Van Horn officiant.
Memorials may be given to State of the Heart Home Health and Hospice, the Cancer Association of Mercer County or the Alzheimer's Association.
Condolences may be left at LHDfuneralhome.com.