Wilma B. Chapman

Wilma Bell Chapman, widow of the late Pickens Chapman and loving mother, passed away peacefully on August 18th, 2018 at the age of 87.

Born in 1931, Wilma was the daughter of Earl and Viola Bell. She is survived by her sisters Eldora (Joe) Cumbee, Shirley (Lee) Cheney, brother Clifford (Dot) Bell, sister-in-law Sybil Bell, her children Beverly (Hoyle) Davis, Michael (Pat) Chapman, Sharon Chapman, Keith (Karen) Chapman, as well as 8 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.

In addition to her husband she was preceded in death by a son, Ronald Chapman; her sisters, Mildred Bell and Margaret Shelly; and her brothers, Leonard and Gaines Bell.

Wilma was a long-time member of Mauldin First Baptist where she was the first full-time secretary. She also attended Glendale Baptist.

In lieu of flowers donations in memory of Wilma can be made in her name to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001.

A funeral service will be held at Maudlin First Baptist on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 2:30 PM. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1:00-2:15 PM at the church.

Burial will be in the church cemetery.

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