Arlene (Henry) Chapman, 91, formerly of Bettsville, died on Sunday, March 18, 2012 at the Elmwood Assisted Living in Green Springs.
Arlene was born November 30, 1920, in Seneca County, to the late Herman Henry and Ceola (Henry) Oswald. She was married for 73 years to Robert Chapman whom she married in Falmouth, KY, on July 3, 1938 and he survives in Green Springs.
Arlene is survived by her son, Robert (Linda) Chapman of Fremont, son in-law, Steve Robinett of Burgoon, grandchildren, Rex Robinett, Mitchell Robinett, Jolene (Jude) Meyers, Bryan (Dawn) Chapman, Ryan Chapman, three great-grandchildren, Marcus, Zachary and Ava. Arlene was a homemaker and a member of the Zion United Church of Christ in Bettsville. Arlene was also a member of the Green Springs Eastern Stars, and a charter member of the Bettsville American Legion Auxiliary. Arlene was a 1938 graduate of Bettsville High School.
Arlene was preceded in death by her parents, step-father, George Oswald, a brother, Gene Oswald, two sisters, Beatrice Simpson and Muriel Newman and her daughter Diana Robinett on February 16, 2012.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, March 23, 2012 at the Engle-Shook Funeral Home and Crematory in Bettsville with Pastor Gary Adams officiating. Visitation will also be on Friday, from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m., at the funeral home. Burial will follow the services on Friday, at Pleasant Union Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Zion United Church of Christ in Bettsville.