Nancy Noble Chapman

Published 9:57 am Thursday, May 21, 2020

Nancy Noble Chapman, 89, of Atmore, passed away May 10, 2020 in Fairhope.

She was born on April 24, 1931 in Clarke County.

She was co owner and manager of Chapman Ace Hardware Inc. for 30 years.

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She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, PCA, Atmore.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Will Stewart “Bill” Chapman Jr; and siblings, Shirley Lowder, Chet Noble and Marilyn Jensen.

She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.

She is survived by her children, Will (Janice) Chapman of Atmore, Bess Chapman (Richard) Maxwell of Atmore, Gretchen Chapman (Steve) Odham of Pensacola, Fla. and Rebecca Chapman (James) Williamson of Bay Minette; two brothers, Frank (Debbie) Noble of Pasadena, Calif. and Wesley “Buddy” (Charlene) Noble of Jackson; one sister, Margie Reid of Leroy; grandchildren, Will Stewart (Maya) Chapman, III, Mary Frances Chapman (Doug) Anderson, Mallory Maxwell Downey, Chapman Richard (Katie) Maxwell, Hannah Stephens, Bess Tyler, Jamie Williamson (Jack) Hazelrig and Ann Williamson (Kory) Doyle; and 13 great-grandchildren. She also leaves to mourn her many other family and friends.

Graveside services were held May 13, 2020 at Oak Hill Cemetery in Atmore with the Rev. Jim Thorpe officiating.

Active pallbearers were Stewart Chapman, Chapman Maxwell, Harris Downey, Kory Doyle, Bryan Shebeck, Patrick Prestarri and Jack Hazelrig.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to First Presbyterian Church, Atmore, and First United Methodist Church of Atmore’s Costa Rica Missions Fund.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.