The Duncan Banner

December 28, 2013

Rosa Faye Chappell

Jan. 29, 1930 — Dec. 28, 2013

The Duncan Banner

DUNCAN — Rosa Faye Chappell, 83, longtime resident of Duncan, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at Country Club Care in Duncan.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31 at Elk Avenue Church of Christ with Robert Teague officiating. Burial will follow in the Duncan Cemetery under the direction of the Don Grantham Funeral Home.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Rosa Faye was born Jan. 29, 1930, at Mountainair, N.M. to Otis C. and Dona (Webb) Bass. She married Earl O. Chappell on June 7, 1947, at Tucumcari, N.M. She was a homemaker, a member of Elk Ave. Church of Christ and enjoyed spending time with her family.

Rosa Faye is survived by her husband Earl of the home; children, Zo and Ken Gray, Keith and Ann Chappell, Melvina and Gordon Leffew, Melissa and Mike Welch and Sherry and Bill Jones, Lavena K. Earwood and Joel Ray Chappell.

She is also survived by two brothers, three sisters, 13 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild and a host of other family and close friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, five brothers and four sisters.

Pallbearers will be her grandsons.

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