Joel Harris Chapman, age 84, of Tenaha, passed away Tuesday, November 01, 2016 at Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital.
Graveside Service will be 10:00 am Thursday, November 3, 2016 at Ramah Cemetery in Tenaha with Bro. Don Murphree. Visitation will be Wednesday, November 2, 2016 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Mangum Funeral Home.
He was born February 13, 1932 in Mt. Enterprise, Texas to parents, James Harris Chapman & Lela Bell Woods Chapman. He served in the United States Air Force. He owned and operated Chapman Cleaners in Tenaha and he drove a school bus for Tenaha ISD for many years.
He is preceded in death by his parents, James & Lela Chapman, 4 brothers; Eulan Chapman, Dempsey Chapman, Roy Chapman & Allen Chapman and 1 sister; Frances Hall.
He is survived by:
Sheri Basham & husband, Jessie of Tenaha
Sandra Chapman of Nacogdoches
Courtney Basham Martinez & husband, Darrell Martinez of Tenaha
Jesse Basham of Austin
Caitlyn Basham of Tenaha
Josh Hickman, Willie Holley, Roger Holley, Ron Barker,
Carlos Cuellar, John Estes & Francisco Perez
You may sign the online registry book at www.mangumfuneralhome.com
Services are under the direction of Mangum Funeral Home Center, Texas