Betty Jean Simmons Chapman, 89, of Kingsport, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, November 24, 2013, at Four Oaks Nursing Home in Jonesborough.
The family will receive friends at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 1, 2013, at the First Baptist Church, Kingsport.
A memorial service will follow at 1:30 p.m. with Dr. Marvin Cameron officiating and eulogy by Bill Edwards.
There will be a private family burial at East Lawn Memorial Park with Rev. Bob Edmonds officiating. Pallbearers will be Stephen Garrison, Dave Garrison III, Evan Walker, Bob Mynhier, Joel Hooker and Joe Horne. Honorary Pallbearers are Bryson Harding, Gregg Miller and Melvin Johnson.
Those wishing may choose to honor Betty’s memory by making a donation to either First Baptist Church, 200 W. Church Circle, Kingsport, TN 37660; or American Red Cross, 501 S. Wilcox Dr., Kingsport, TN 37660; or American Diabetes Association, 211 Center Park Dr., Suite 3010, Knoxville, TN 37922.
Please visit www.hamlettdobson.com to leave an online condolence for the family.
Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Kingsport, is serving the family of Betty Jean Simmons Chapman.