Lena ‘Joann’ Chapman, 74, devoted wife, loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother

Lena “Joann” Chapman
Lena “Joann” Chapman

Lena “Joann” Chapman, of Virginia Beach, died Oct. 16, 2015, at the age of 74.

A resident of Virginia Beach for 25 years, she was born in Logan, Ohio, the daughter of Virginia D. Snyder Darnell and the late Charles Darnell. She loved her family and was a devoted wife, supporting her husband throughout his career, and was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Left to cherish her memory are her mother, Virginia Darnell; loving husband, Peter Chapman; son, Richard C. Adams; grandchildren, Samantha, Richard and Victoria; and great-grandchildren, Sydney, Adeline and Gabriel.

A service was held Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015, at St. Michael Lutheran Church in Virginia Beach.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations may be made to CurePSP.

Please leave online condolences for the family at Altmeyer Funeral Home.

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