Chappell, Patricia Age: 69

Passed Away: 2011-02-08

Funeral Home:

Mrs. Patricia Drake Chappell, age 69, of Locust Grove, passed away Feb. 8, 2011. She was born in Butts County, the daughter of the late Joseph Calvin and Mary Catherine Lindsey Drake. She was a devoted homemaker who enjoyed being with her family and friends. She graduated from Jackson High School, Class of ‘59, and graduated from Berry College with a BA degree in Home Economics and a teaching certificate. Mrs. Chappell was a member of Berea Christian Church, the Henry County Farm Bureau, Henry County Board of Equalization, Hampton Eastern Star Chapter No. 522 and was appointed on the state level as the Grand Representative of Georgia to the State of Utah. She enjoyed sewing, cooking, traveling and Scrabble. Survivors are her husband of 46 years, Billy Chappell of Locust Grove; children, Katrina Chappell Oliver (Dale) of The Rock, Joseph Chappell (Bridget) of Locust Grove; grandchildren, Annie Spradlin, Brianne Chappell, Savannah Chappell, William Spradlin, Zoe Oliver, Caleb Chappell, Sam Oliver and Levi Chappell; siblings, Larry Drake (Donna) of Oklahoma City, Betty Kinard (Billy) of Jackson and Harry Drake of Jackson; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service was held Friday, Feb. 11 at 2 p.m., at Berea Christian Church in Hampton, with the Rev. David Fuller, the Rev. Vic Whited, and the Rev. Dennis Fulton officiating. Interment was at Berea Cemetery. The family received friends at the funeral home on Thursday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. Haisten Funeral Home – McDonough, (770) 914-8833, haistenfunerals.com.