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Ruby Jewel Franklin Chapman
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Birth: Jul. 20, 1931
Death: May 16, 1994


Ruby J. Chapman, 62, of Belah, died at 11:10 p.m. Monday, May 16,1994 in Willis-Knighten Medical Center in Shreveport following a lengthy illness.

She was owner of Belah Grocery in the Belah Community.

Services were held at 3:00 p.m. Thursday, May 19, in Shady Grove Pentecostal Church near Nebo with the Revs. Gove Walker, Kevin Collier, G. L. Phillips, Wayne Pounders, and Bill Robertson officiating.

Burial followed in Chapman Cemetery at Belah under direction of Hixon Brothers Inc. of Jena.

Survivors include one son, Rev. Larry Chapman of Belah, Jimmy Chapman, and Lawrence Chapman, both of Jena, Wayne Chapman and Howard Chapman, both of Searcy; one step-daughter, Glenda Blasingame of Trout; her mother, Maggie Franklin of Olla; two brothers, W. C. Franklin of Winnfield and Paul Franklin of Tallahasee; two half-brothers, Leland Franklin of Grayson and Rab Franklin of Manifest; seven half-sisters,
Myrtle Braddock of Grayson, Thelma Crawford of Sicily Island, Ruth Dofitt of Clarks, Shirley Harris of Jonesville, Dorothy McCartney of Olla, Sue Simons of Alexandria, and Carolyn Byrd of Columbia, and a host of grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Gary Ganey, Terry Knapp, Tom Watkins, Bennie Cockerham, Earl Franklin, and Ronald Paul.

Honorary pallbearers were J. E. Rosier, Dr. Andrew Windham, Dennie Foshee, Harvey Joe Price, Tommy Reeves, Todd Windham, Lonnie Allen, Billy Otwell, and Rusty Cooper.

Family links: 
  Cicero J. Franklin (1900 - 1978)
  Christina Jernigan Franklin (1902 - 1936)
  Infant Franklin*
  Infant Franklin*
  Infant Franklin*
  Infant Franklin*
  Infant Franklin*
  Infant Franklin*
  Infant Franklin*
  Willie B. Franklin (1926 - 1931)*
  Huey Pierce Franklin (1930 - 1982)*
  Ruby Jewel Franklin Chapman (1931 - 1994)
  Elmos Ray Franklin (1934 - 2004)*
*Calculated relationship
In Loving Memory.
Note: Obituary and parental information provided by Eva Merryman # 47293055.
Chapman Cemetery
La Salle Parish
Louisiana, USA
Created by: Tommye Price
Record added: Jul 10, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93396959
Ruby Jewel <i>Franklin</i> Chapman
Added by: Tommye Price
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