William Elzie Chipman, 98, of Maynard, Ark., formerly of Kennett, died Friday, Oct. 10, 2003, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark.
Born Feb. 15, 1905, in Hollywood, Mo., son of the late Charlie and Savannah Gray Chipman, he was a U.S. Army veteran and a farmer.
Survivors include three sons, Billy Charles Chipman, of St. Petersburg, Fla., Danny Wayne Chipman, of Chicago, Ill. and Thomas Elzie Chipman, of Jonesboro, Ind.; two daughters, Becky Dunlap, of Brockwell, Ark. and Betty McCurter, of Maynard; 23 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and 16 geat-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Virgie Chipman; five brothers; four sisters; one great-grandson and one great-great-granddaughter.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. today, Tuesday, Oct. 14, at the McNabb Funeral Home Chapel in Pocahontas, Ark. with Dick Riney officiating.
Burial was in the Washington Cemetery at Maynard.