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Nancy R. (Murphy) Chapman

October 10, 1947 ~ February 4, 2023 (age 75) 75 Years Old


Nancy Chapman, formerly of Proctorville, OH went to be with the Lord on Saturday, February 4, 2023.  She was born Nancy Rosetta Murphy on October 10, 1947, to her late parents Reverend Emmitt Murphy and Carrie Ruth (Fraley) Murphy. She is proceeded in death by her husband Earl Donald Chapman, son Paul Chapman, and sisters Brenda Meade and Donna LeMaster.  Left to cherish her memory are her children John Chapman and wife, Kristal of Roanoke Rapids, NC and Kimberly Kinerson and husband, Chip of Cleveland TN; grandchildren Allen, Alexis, and Aiden Chapman of Roanoke Rapids NC, Brandon, Aaron, and Nicholas Kinerson of Cleveland TN, and Cheyenne and Cameron Chapman of Proctorville, OH; daughter-in-law Melissa Chapman of Proctorville, OH. Also surviving are her siblings Linda Phipps, Deborah Boggs, and Thomas Murphy of Ashland, KY and John Philip Murphy of Huntington, WV.  She also left behind many friends and extended family members who loved her. Nancy was a devoted wife, mother, and follower of Jesus Christ. She loved singing and performed in a gospel group with her family in the 70’s and 80’s. In her final years she had lived with her daughter Kimberly in Cleveland, TN, and passed away peacefully at home after a long illness. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, February 10 at 12 noon at Beard Mortuary in Huntington, WV with Rev. Jimmy Morrison officiating.  Burial will follow in Miller Memorial Gardens, Miller, Ohio. The family will receive visitors on Friday after 11:00 AM until service time. Online condolences may be sent to the family at



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Mass of Christian Burial
February 10, 2023

11:00 AM
Chestnut Grove Missionary Baptist Church
295 Bald Creek Rd
Leicester, North Carolina 28748

February 10, 2023

12:00 PM
Chestnut Grove Missionary Baptist Church
295 Bald Creek Rd
Leicester, North Carolina 28748


4:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Victory Fellowship Worship Center
450 Aiken Road
Weaverville, North Carolina 28787


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