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William H. "Willie" Chapman
August 16, 1949 ~ September 21, 2023 (age 74) 74 Years Old
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William H. “Willie” Chapman, age 74 of Wolf Lake, died Thursday, September 21, 2023 at St. Clare Hospital in Fenton, MO. He was born August 16, 1949 in Anna, the son of Herschel Wilber and Olga Evalee (Andrews) Chapman. He married Sandra Kay Williams on August 27, 1968 in Grand Tower. She preceded him in death on February 20, 2017.
Willie is survived by his children, Tancy (Danny) Cook of Anna, Ruby (Keith) Poole of Wolf Lake, Jack Jr. (Hope) Williams of Marion, Jace Williams of Wolf Lake; daughter in law, Kathy Chapman of Wolf Lake; six grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; siblings, Martha Lemons of Cape Girardeau, MO, James Chapman of FL, Nancy (Alan) Austin of Buncombe, and Emma Lou (Odie) Hutchinson of Brookport; dear friend, Randy Lambdin and his family; numerous nieces and nephews; extended family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Sandra Kay Chapman; son, William “Bill” Chapman Jr.; brothers, Donnie, Herman, Charles, and Herchel Chapman; sisters, Rhetta Kay Copeland, Irma Chapman, and Norma Burke.
Willie spent his working career farming the bottoms with the Lambdin family. When he wasn’t on the farm, he and Sandra enjoyed camping together, most of all he loved spending time with his family and always enjoyed the family gatherings.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 26, 2023 at the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro with Bob Henson officiating. Interment will be in the Jonesboro Cemetery. Friends may visit after 1:00 p.m. and until the service hour at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 26 at the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro.