Sara Elmira Chappell of Opelika was born in Cottonwood, Alabama, on Jan. 25, 1929, and passed away at her home on March 27, 2022. She was 93 years old.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Bammer and Joe Jones; husband, Benjamin Franklin Chappell, Sr., as well as several brothers and sisters.
Sara is survived by her children, Joseph Chappell (Brenda), David Chappell (Lisa), Sara Harmon (David), Benjamin Franklin Chappell, Jr. (Betty Sue) and James Oliver Chappell, Sr. (Cheryl); 9 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren, brother, Edward Jones (Louise), as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and other family members.
Visitation was held on March 30, in the parlor at Frederick-Dean Funeral Home with the funeral service being held at 11 a.m. Interment followed at Garden Hills Cemetery.