Wilma Marie (Jolley) Chapman

October 21, 1935 ~ August 26, 2020 (age 84)


Waynesville, Wilma Marie Jolley Chapman, age 84, passed away on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at Maggie Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation.

A native and lifelong resident of Haywood County, she was a daughter of the late William Vance and Mae Beatrice Wilson Jolley.  In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Jane Elmore; and two brothers, John and Robert Jolley.  Wilma worked for Wellco, Dayco and United Family Life Insurance Company.  She was a member of Faith United Methodist Church.  Wilma had a love for music and enjoyed the Carter family.  She was a fanatic UNC Tarheel and Atlanta Braves fan, she kept a Braves schedule on her coffee table, but most of all she was a fantastic single mother.

Wilma is survived by two sons, Brian Keith Chapman, and his wife, Robin and Samuel Kent Chapman, and his wife, Nancy; three grandchildren, Dr. David Ryan Chapman, Sarah Chapman Bontrager, and her husband, Bryan and Liz Chapman.

Funeral services will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, August 28, 2020 in the Waynesville chapel of Wells Funeral Home.  Burial will follow at Davis Chapel Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 3:00 p.m. until service time at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made payable to Four Season Hospice, 581 South Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.

The care of Mrs. Chapman has been entrusted to Wells Funeral Homes.

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August 28, 2020

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Wells Funeral Home - Waynesville
296 North Main Street
Waynesville, NC 28786

Funeral Service
August 28, 2020

4:00 PM
Waynesville Chapel of Wells Funeral Home
296 N. Main Street
Waynesville, NC 28786

Video is available for this event

Burial following the service
August 28, 2020

Davis Chapel Cemetery


Four Seasons Hospice (Elizabeth House)
581 South Allen Road, Flat Rock NC 28731
Tel: 828-692-9633

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