Flossie Yvonne


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Flossie Yvonne Chapman

May 02 1953 - Mar 17 2009

Flossie Yvonne Chapman, age 55, of McKinney, Texas departed this earthly life on March 17, 2009 at her residence. Flossie was affectionately known by her close family and friends as “Stumpy” or “Miss Flossie”. Flossie was born on May 2, 1953 in Norfolk, Virginia. Her parents, Evelyn Roberson and Elwood Smith preceded her in death. Flossie was married to James Chapman in 1974 and for many years they resided in Jessup, Maryland. In Maryland, she was employed as a teacher’s aide and also owned and operated a custom window treatment business. When she relocated to Maryland she continued to operate her business, “Flossie’s Corner”. She was an avid music lover and enjoyed a wide range of artists from Mahalia Jackson, Sarah Vaughan, and Luther Vandross to Elvis Presley. She was a patron of the arts and was a member of the Dallas Symphony Association and the Dallas Theater Center. In addition to her husband, James, she leaves to cherish her memory an aunt, Naomi Thompson and cousins Celeste Edwards, Earl Plummer, Matthew Brown of Norfolk, Virginia; and a host of co-workers, extended family and friends. Flossie will be greatly missed but her spirit and zest for life remains with us all. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, March 25, 2009, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel in Allen, Texas with Rev. K. Ray Hill officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park in Allen. The family will receive friends during a visitation beginning at 7:00 P.M., Tuesday evening at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Kidney Foundation of North Texas, 5429 LBJ Freeway, Suite 250; Dallas, TX 75240 or online at http://www.kidney.org.
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