A memorial service for Arthur Ward Chapman Jr. will be on April 3, 2022 at 1:30 p.m. C.S.T. at Pleasant View Missionary Baptist Church located at 205 Lee Road 93 in Salem, Alabama.
Born July 22,1933, Sunset Jan. 12, 2022. Arthur Ward Jr. was a residence of Courtland, New York was reared in Salem. He was the son of the late Arthur Sr. and Maggie Russaw Ward. At an early age he united with the Pleasant View Baptist Church later on he became a active member of The Abundant Life UPC of Courtland where he held many positions. He attended Salem, and East Street High School Opelika, and later on join the United Stated Army.
He leaves to cherish his memories: A devoted wife, Wilma Jean Ward; three daughters; Barbara (Ricky) King of Diamond Bar, California; Evelyn Ward, and Sharon Ward Ragsdale: two boys: Douglas Ward and Tony Michael Ward all of Brooklyn, New York. Four sisters; Sara Ward Thomas, and Joyce Upshaw of Salem, Gladys Freelon. Maywood, Il; and, Francis Kimber, Phenix City, Alabama and, five step-children all of Courtland, New York. We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord. II Corinthians 5:8.