Farm Animals 03

GW Chapman Sr.

May 18, 1923 ~ February 8, 2021 (age 97)


GW Chapman Sr., 97, of Newton, Mississippi passed away on Monday, February 8, 2021. 

Mr. Chapman was born on May 18, 1923 in Newton, MS.  He served in the United States Marines from 1943-1945 during World War II in Honolulu, Hawaii.  Mr. Chapman resided in Denver, Colorado from 1956-1987.  He worked at the United States Postal Service from 1960-1987.  Upon his retirement, he returned to Newton, MS.  Mr. Chapman was an avid gardener, farmer (he loved his cows), sports fan, family historian, loving father and grandfather. 

He was preceded in death by his wife Elnora Chapman, and parents Gallaspy and Beulah Chapman. 

Those left to cherish Mr. Chapman's memory include his three daughters, Kersena London (Irvine, CA), Yvette Dyson (Denver, CO, Carol Phillips (Brandon, MS); and his son, GW Chapman Jr. (Huntington Beach, CA).  

A Celebration of Mr. Chapman's life will be held at noon, Sunday, February 13, 2021 at Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church (graveside service) in Newton, MS.  


Saturday, February 13, 2021

Berry & Gardener Funeral

1300 George Sims Ave (34th Ave)

Meridian, MS

Celebration of Life
Sunday, February 14, 2021

Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church

249 Stamper Rd.

Newton, MS

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of GW Chapman Sr., please visit our floral store.


February 13, 2021

12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church, Newton

Celebration of Life
February 14, 2021

7:00 PM
Meridian (Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church 249 Stamper Rd)

© 2021 Pipkin Braswell. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy