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Aeolian Reed Chapman

February 27, 1927 — April 13, 2024

Brownsville

Aeolian Reed Chapman, age 97, a resident of Brownsville, TN, passed away on Saturday, April 13, 2024.  Funeral Services will be conducted on Saturday, April 20, 2024, at 1:00 PM at the First Presbyterian Church in Brownsville, TN, with Dr. James Coffman and Dr. Joe Pettigrew officiating. The burial will follow at the Brownsville Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held on Saturday, April 20, 2024, from 12 noon - 1:00 PM at the First Presbyterian Church.  

 

Aeolian Reed Chapman was born on February 27, 1927, to William Gilford Reed and Olivia Thornley Reed in Ripley, TN. She took great pride in loving and caring for her family through the years as a homemaker. She was a devoted wife, mother, sister, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a great sports fan and enjoyed working puzzles. She was very fond of her yorkies and loved them dearly.  

 

She is survived by her two sons, Frank Chapman and Tommy Chapman (Melinda) all of Brownsville, TN; one daughter, Mary Beth Franklin (Mark) of Starkville, MS.  She leaves a legacy of love for her grandchildren, Camon Franklin, Rob Franklin (Rachael), Knox Chapman, Hayden Chapman, Will Chapman, Reed Chapman, Mary Ellen Chapman, and great-grandchildren, Henry Franklin and Isabel Franklin. 

 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Fullalove Chapman, Sr.; her parents, William Gilford Reed and Olivia Thornley Reed; one brother, William Gilford Reed, Jr.; one sister, Elizabeth Reed Baddour, and one grandchild, Tanner Chapman. 

 

Pallbearers for the service will be Rob Franklin, Knox Chapman, Hayden Chapman, Will Chapman, Reed Chapman, Reed Hill, and Brian Moore. Honorary Pallbearers will be Larry Hill, George Moss, Sr., Richard Adkerson, Jim Waddell, Dr. Robert Rooks, Hank Franklin, Tommy Tomlinson and Dan Craig. 


The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to the wonderful staff of Sugar Creek Senior Living Community for their love and care for the past eight years and to the Haywood Park Community Hospital in Brownsville for their care. 
The family has requested donations be made to: 

First Presbyterian Church
109 W. College St.
Brownsville, TN 38012

or Children’s Tumor Foundation
Mail Code 6895, P. O. Box 7247
Philadelphia PA 19170-0001

All arrangements and services are under the direction of the Lea & Simmons Funeral Home in Brownsville, TN. 

 

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, April 20, 2024

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Central time)

First Presbyterian Church

109 W. College, Brownsville, TN 38012

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Funeral Service

Saturday, April 20, 2024

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

First Presbyterian Church

109 W. College, Brownsville, TN 38012

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Burial

Saturday, April 20, 2024

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Brownsville Memorial Gardens

2488 US-70, Brownsville, TN 38012

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