Billy Chapman

Saturday, December 8, 2007

ANNA, Ill. -- Billy Chapman, 71, of Anna died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2007, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion, Ill.

He was born Feb. 7, 1936, in Anna, son of Lowell and Mamie Evans Chapman. He and Sharon Highland were married Dec. 25, 1955.

Chapman was employed by city of Anna as sexton of the city cemetery for 30 years. He was a life member of Carroll P. Foster VFW Post 3455.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Kenny Chapman of Jonesboro, Ill.; a daughter, Kris Treat of Anna; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter and a grandson.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Crain Funeral Home in Anna.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Scott Kelley officiating. Burial will be in Anna City Cemetery.