Shirley J. Chapman

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Shirley Jane Chapman was born on March 18,1943 to Eddie Howard and Mary Ivalue Chapman in Columbus, Ohio. Shirley was called home to Glory on December 11, 2019.

Shirley attended East and West High Schools. Shirley accepted Christ early in life and was baptized at Jordan Holiness Church. Shirley had 5 beautiful children, Japhrone, Aquanice, Petria, Dushawn, and Adriane. Shirley retired from Big Bear after 30 years of service Shirley was a member of The Eastern Stars in Columbus, OH. Shirley was also a long-time member of the Columbus Flames MCC. Shirley loved her family, friends, her blues and dancing Shirley had a love for fishing, traveling, light gambling, The OSU Buckeyes and the Cleveland Browns.

Shirley was welcomed to Heaven by her loving mother, Mary Ivalue Chapman; father, Eddie Howard; and bonus mother, Evelyn Howard; grandmother, Inez Cochran; great grandmother, Kallie Howard; grandfather, Noble Chapman Sr.; brothers, Eddie B, Billy, Samuel Howard, and Donald Stewart; sister, Patricia Howard; special aunts, Rowena Bozeman, Shirley A. Chapman, Rose Nowell, and Emma Jean Stewart; uncle, Noble Chapman Jr.; and grandson, Andre Gilbert.

Shirley leaves to carry on her legacy, children, Japhrone, Aquanice, Petria, Dushawn, and Adriane Chapman; daughter of her heart, Patricia Baker; brothers, Paul David Howard and Jessi Larry; sisters, Jerri Howard, Deborah Howard, Lydia Howard, Sheridan Amos, Tracy Baker and Vera Jackson; uncle, Phonoey (Shirley) Chapman; 24 grandchildren, 45 great grandchildren and 16 great great grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends; dear friends, Judith Holman, Elsie Wilkes, Wilma Turner, Mae Connie Ellis, Eunice Burkes, Carol Hawkins, Elizabeth Bertha, Wanda Jones, Barbara Turns, Delores Petty, Debbie Thomas, Lester Triplett Ms. Rosemary, and Olivia Blanklinship.

Visitation 10:00am and Funeral 11:00am Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE NORTH, 2500 Cleveland Ave.

Interment at Evergreen Burial Park.

Condolence Messages

  1. To the family. Shirley will be missed but not forgotten. RIH my friend. From Ladyhotstuff Columbus Flames MCC

  2. Stephanie( popcorn) Gilbert

    To the Chapman family it messed me up in the head to find out that M.S.Shirley had gone on to glory.I thought about her and her Auntie started call me ” popcorn”
    It was good seeing her at the reunion I never thought she were sick. I still consider her a mom to me.NO MORE SUFFERING NO MORE TEARS.If I am near Danby Dr. I will just smile and remember the good times.Sleep on and get your rest.My 2nd mom.kisses.

  3. Send my condolences to The family mama Shirley you are going to be miss love ❤️ you….Crystal Bates(Gibson)

  4. Trena Bonner Harrison family

    I’m sorry about your loss Miss Adrian and Dee , day and to the rest of the family

  5. Latoia (Lynn Harden) Burgess

    To Niecey, Toby and the Chapman Family
    Our sincere prayers and condolences to you all at this difficult time. Earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot heal.
    Love you all

  6. My girl r.i.h u will surely be missed

  7. My Heartfelt Condolences and Utmost Humblest Prayers goes Up nd Out to Ma Chapman nd Her
    (my other Sister’s nd Brothers) Siblings .
    May God Keep U n Love and Light nd will continuously allow U to enlighten Nd Guide Us with ur never ending Wisdom, Knowledge, Love ❤️ & Laughter. U are Missed but never forgotten and Always Loved, Honored, Respected& Appreciated .
    I thank you for Your Time/Our time together.

  8. Remembering your family and heartfelt prayer, thoughts of peace and sympathy. We hope it helps to know that others care and share your loss. May the God of all comfort help you through this time of distress. Thinking of you all.

  9. My heartfelt condolences to the entire Chapman family. Your mother showed me a love that was straight from her heart. That is something very special and unforgettable. She will truly be missed. May God continually keep and strengthen you all. Much Love Julia Berry

  10. To the family, sorry for the loss of your mother. GOD BLESS YOU ALL. RIH MS. CHAPMAN.

  11. Grand ma Shirley,
    I’m gonna miss you.I Love you..
    Stretch Pettey

  12. Jasmine C. Howard

    To my Aunty whom was my best friend. I could come talk to you about anything. If I loved what you said or not, you never steered me wrong. I owe part of my success to you. I will never forget what you taught me throughout the years, and the laughs we shared. I’m going to miss us meeting up to watch our shows and taking you to work lol. (Insider) Thank you for everything. Rest peacefully Aunty.

    Love Always,
    Jazz How ❤❤

  13. Crystal Norris-McClure

    Ms. Shirley
    I kept looking for your number it didn’t save in my new phone. I’m so sorry to just learn of your passing. You were a nice lady to all. This is a hard pill to swallow. I just Googled your name and this populated. I remember your dog Cookie, your children and grandchildren. Prayers and heartfelt condolences. You will be sadly missed by me and Brandie. I know you will attend my wedding from heaven. Peace and Love, Crystal Norris-McClure

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