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Friday, November 25, 2016

Obituary: Elizabeth R. Chapman, 89, West Clarksville

WEST CLARKSVILLE - Elizabeth R. Chapman, 8763 County Road 40, West Clarksville, passed away Thursday (Nov. 24, 2016) at her home surrounded by her family. Born Feb. 25, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Clifford and Elaine Childs Lamberton. On Dec. 15, 1951, in Allegany, she married Ronald Chapman, who survives. Elizabeth resided here since 1960 and attended the Obi Community Church. She enjoyed dancing and loved all children. Besides her husband, she is survived by four sons, Richard (Delores) Chapman of Portville, Ronald Chapman of Jacksonville, Fla., Royce Chapman of West Clarksville and Raymond Chapman of West Clarksville; four daughters, Shirley Pierce of Olean, Cheryl (Robert) Warner of Obi, Sharon (Bernie) Simmons of Belfast and Cathy Matthews of Texas; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Isabelle Gray of Portville and Eva Foster of Bradford; a brother, Robert Lamberton of San Jose, Calif.; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents and two sons, Randall Chapman and John Wilson.Family will receive friends at the Guenther Funeral Home Inc., 51 S. Main St., Portville on Monday (Nov. 28, 2016) from 2 to 4 p.m., at which time funeral and committal services will be held in the funeral home. Pastor Andrew Hall of the Crosstown Church Olean will officiate. Burial will be in West Clarksville Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.