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March 05, 2024

Mabel Bowman Chapman

Mabel Bowman Chapman

Mabel Bowman Chapman, 98, of Matthews, died on October 10, 2018.

She was born on September 12, 1920, in Taylorsville, to the late Vella Echerd and Walter Bowman.

Mabel was a teacher in the Charlotte Mecklenburg School district for 34 years, teaching various elementary grades. In her spare time, she enjoyed her beach house and knitting. She was the proud mother of one son, Ronnie Chapman of Matthews.

Survivors, including her son, Ronnie Chapman, are a sister, two grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.

In addition to being predeceased by her parents and six of her sisters, she was joined in Heaven recently by her daughter-in-law, Fran Chapman.

Visitation will be held Monday, October 15, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., with a celebration of life service at 7:00 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home, 3700 Forest Lawn Drive, Matthews, NC 28104.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Mabel’s name to: Hospice & Palliative Care – Charlotte Region.

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  1. Hugh Bowles on October 17, 2018 at 4:33 pm

    As a young child, I have many fond memories of Mabel visiting our mother after Flake was killed. She always brought smiles to our home during a difficult time. Rest peacefully, you were an angel on earth.

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