Melinda L. Chappel died Monday, July 27, 2020 at Edgewood Manor Nursing Home in TEXarkana.
She was born July 28, 1964 in Magnolia to Bessie Curry Chappel and the late Mitchell James Chappel. She was a member of the Homes Near Missionary Baptist Church, and sang in the choir. Melinda was a graduate from Walker High School, she was active in Girl Scouts, and traveled several places.
She was preceded in death by her father, Mitchell Chappel.
Melinda leaves to cherish her memories and love her loving mother, Bessie Curry Chappel; her sister, Malia Chappel Griffin and brother-in-law Samuel Griffin Sr. of TexARKana; a niece, Maleah Griffin and a nephew, Samuel Griffin Jr. both of TexARKana; one aunt, Jerlene Craig of Bossier City, LA; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be 1-3 p.m. Thursday at Marks Funeral Home of Magnolia.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, July 31 at Magnolia Memorial Park under the direction of Marks Funeral Home. The Rev. Kenneth Ross will be the clergyman.