Mary Lois Chapman, 72, of Cascade Drive in Pembroke, departed this life Thursday morning, April 16, 2015 peacefully at her home. She was born on December 17, 1942 at Pearisburg, a daughter of the late Randolph Hoston and Marie King Hoston Saunders. She was a retired Coning Dept. employee of Celanese, and a graduate of Bluff City High School. She was preceded in death by her parents, her daughter Pequita R. Hoston, and her sisters Dorothy House and Phyllis Hoston.
She leaves to cherish her memory her husband Charles Chapman, her step-father Nelson Saunders of Pembroke; her sons and daughter-in-law Tim Chapman of Pembroke, Charlie and Melina Chapman of Pembroke; her grandchildren Isaiah Chapman, Brandon Chapman, Chad Chapman, and Jaylan Baylor; her sisters Mozella Dickerson of Pembroke, Barbara Hoston of Dublin, and Elizabeth Hoston of Pembroke; several nieces and nephews, a host of friends and relatives, and a special friend and cousin Joann Carper.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2:00 pm in the First Baptist Church in Pembroke with the Rev. Dee Anderson and the Rev. Fred Carper, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in the Horseshoe Cemetery at Pembroke. The family will receive friends at the church Friday evening from 6 until 8 pm. Funeral arrangements are with Kendall Funeral Home in Pembroke. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com