Lois Faylene Chappell, 93, went to be with the Lord Friday, December 6, 2019.
Lois Faylene Chappell, 93, went to be with the Lord on Friday, Dec. 6 2019.
She was born Feb. 1, 1926, in Caddo, Oklahoma, to Victor Graham and Minnie (Simmons) Graham. On Aug. 3 1947, she married the love of her life, Claud Melvin Chappell.
She worked at Southwestern Bell until her first child was born. She was an active member and volunteer at the First United Methodist Church of Seminole for over 50 years. Upon moving from Seminole to Shawnee, she became a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church. She volunteered at the Jasmine Moran Children's Museum, Interfaith Social Ministry, and was a member of Beta Sigma Phi. Lois loved golf, bridge, dancing and cooking. She was a true joy and light in this world.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Claud Chappell; her father and mother, Victor Graham and Minnie (Simmons) Graham; her sisters Elna Harmon and Mildred Gillespie, and brothers-in-law; her nephew Glenn Carl Gillespie.
Survivors include two daughters and spouses, Judy and Joe Roberson of Del City, Janis and Jimmy King of Shawnee; one grandchild, Lindsay Chappell King; nieces and nephews.
Service will be at 2 p.m. on Dec. 10 at Resthaven Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Heartland Hospice, St. Paul's Building Fund, or the charity of choice.