JoAnn Chapman, 84, of Beaumont, died Monday, December 6, 2021, at Harbor Hospice, Beaumont. She was born on August 31, 1937, to Bertie McBride Hutchinson and William R. Hutchinson, in Dry Prong, Louisiana. JoAnn was an avid LSU and Dallas Cowboys fan who also enjoyed shopping and reading.
Survivors include her daughter, Nicole Hawthorne and her husband, Lanny, of Beaumont; brother, Butch Hutchinson of Baton Rouge; grandchildren, Kaley Sheffield and her husband, David and Joshua Lawrence and his wife, Emily; great-grandchildren, Cole Watson Sheffield, Darcy Lawrence, and Lilly Lawrence.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Robert Gayle Chapman; and daughter, Kim Lawrence.
A gathering of Mrs. Chapman’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Thursday, December 9, 2021, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. Her graveside service will be at 11:00 a.m., Friday, December 10, 2021, at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, 4955 Pine Street, Beaumont.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Harbor Hospice and the staff at Collier Park Assisted Living for their care and compassion.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 6055 South Loop East, Houston, Texas 77087 or the Dementia Society of America, P.O. Box 600, Doylestown, Pennsylvania 18901.
Gathering of Family and Friends
Broussard’s Mortuary Major Dr.
- 1605, North Major Drive, Beaumont, Texas, 77713,
- December 9, 2021
- 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Forest Lawn Memorial Park
- 4955, Pine St, Beaumont, TX, 77703,
- December 10, 2021
- 11:00 am