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Helen Louise (Adams) Chapman, 92, of Anderson, died Jan. 10, 2017, at Rawlins House in Pendleton after an extended illness.
Helen was born May 9, 1924, in Bartholomew County, to Clarence and Abbie Arvilla (Hayes) Adams.
Helen was a homemaker who loved her family and raised three generations. She worked various jobs including decorating cakes for 15 years especially for weddings.
She is survived by her daughter, Nancy Granger of Indianapolis; two adopted daughters, Kandee Borton and Tykayla Bond, both of Anderson; five grandchildren, Ernie Bond, Stephen Bond, Tami Bond, Lean Bond and Cynthia Granger; 14 great- grandchildren; sister, Marilyn (Philip) Landes; two sisters-in-law, Mary Margaret Adams and Marilyn Adams; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Henry Baker; second husband, Noah Chapman; daughters, Gloria Jean Baker and Sharon Elaine Heath; son, Stephen Ray Baker; and eight siblings, Dale, Ted, Leslie, Lester and Bob Adams, Sue Clore, Rosemary (VanNess) Hoppe and Juanita Daringer.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Rozelle-Johnson Funeral Service with Pastor David Reames officiating. Burial will be in East Maplewood Cemetery.
Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be given to American Cancer Society.
Rozelle-Johnson Funeral Service is handling the service arrangements.
Online condolences at www.rozelle-johnson.com.
Published on January 12, 2017
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