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Gracie Ann Chapman, 69, a resident of Coffeeville, answered the Master’s call at home surrounded by her family on Saturday, Dec. 4,


She was born Aug. 7, 1952 to the parentage of Leslie Mc- Connell and Ella Bumpers. A member of Union Baptist Church in Coffeeville, Gracie served as a deaconess and on the Usher Board. She enjoyed shopping and spending time with her beloved family.

Left to cherish her memories is her loving husband, Clifford Chapman; three loving children, Veronica (Eric) Horn of Coffeeville, Tubarriton (Brandi) Chapman of Jackson and Whitney Harris of Mobile; grandchildren, Charmayne, Ashley and Kyla Chapman, Tyrus (Desiree) Horn, Bailee’ Harris and Skylar Hall; two great-grandchildren, Taylor and Takia; sisters, Barbara Murphy and Christine Thornton; brothers, Randy Bumpers, Willie (Tammy) Thornton and William (Susie) Bumpers; one sister-in-law, Etta Chapman; with a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Gracie was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Pamela Bumpers; and sister, Lonie Mae Johnson.

A memorial service will be Saturday, Dec. 11 at 11 a.m. at Jackson Memorial Funeral Home with Rev. Clayton Davis Jr. as the eulogist.

Condolences for this family may be left at

Jackson Memorial Funeral Home will direct. (48-1tp)

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