Shirley Arletta Chapman
Shirley Arletta Chapman
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Chapman, Mrs.
Shirley Arletta
Spring Lake, Michigan

Mrs. Shirley Arletta Chapman, age 100, passed away Thursday, May 26, 2022. She was born in Crofton, NE on September 7, 1921 to Earl & Laurel Poole and married Dean Chapman on August 22, 1948. Mrs. Chapman was a graduate of the University of Nebraska and had been employed as a Home Economics Teacher for Muskegon Public Schools and then Hile Jr. High School until retiring after nearly 40 years. Shirley was an active member of Central United Methodist Church participating in multiple different committees. She was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, PEO, and the Michigan Education Association.
Sons, David (Jacki) Chapman of East Lansing, James (Leslie) Chapman of Flushing, MI; 3 grandchildren, Laurel Chapman, Sarah Chapman, Emily (Andrew) Steiger; many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Dean, a brother Floyd "Bob" Poole and a sister Arlene Olsen.
A memorial service will take place at a later date. Please visit to leave a memory or sign the online guestbook.
Clock Funeral Home - Muskegon

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G Gordon Ridley on Jun 6, 2022

Shirley was a devout Christian and everyday lived the words of John Wesley, founder of the Methodist Church: "Do all the good you can, by all the means you can...... at all the times you can, for as long as you can."



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