Shirley Goins Chapman

January 25, 1935 - April 11, 2022

Shirley Goins Chapman passed peacefully on Monday, April 11, 2022, surrounded by her family. She was born January 25, 1935, in Overton, Texas, to Willis and Elpha Mathyer Shirley graduated in 1953 from South Park High School and was crowned Homecoming Queen.

She was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church. Shirley loved spending time with her family at the beach, playing bridge, and working in her yard.

She is preceded in death by her parents; brother, Richard Mathyer; husbands, Billy Ray Goins and Willie Chapman.

Survivors include her children, Cheryl Herrin of Bryan, Texas; Wesley Herrin of New London, Texas; Rebecca and Clifton Wilhelm of Mauriceville, Texas; Greg Goins of Crystal Beach, Texas; Steve and Michelle Chapman; and Scott and Margaret Chapman; eleven grandchildren; and thirteen great-grandchildren.

A gathering of Mrs. Chapman’s family and friends will begin at 1:30 p.m., with her funeral service to follow at 2:30 p.m., Thursday, April 14, 2022, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. Her interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Beaumont. Serving as pallbearers will be Jason Herrin, Matt Herrin, Wesley Herrin, Sean Herrin, Ben Herrin, and Chris Byrd. Honorary pallbearers will be Ira Johnson and Don Ptacek.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 42040, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73123 or the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 840692, Dallas, Texas 75284-0692.


Download Program

Gathering of Family and Friends

Broussard’s Mortuary Major Dr.
  • 1605, North Major Drive, Beaumont, Texas, 77713,
  • April 14, 2022
  • 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Funeral Service

Broussard’s Mortuary Major Dr.
  • 1605, North Major Drive, Beaumont, Texas, 77713,
  • April 14, 2022
  • 2:30 pm


Forest Lawn Memorial Park
  • 4955, Pine St, Beaumont, TX, 77703,

Comments (3)


    sorry to have miss the service for such sweet lady.

    Wayne & Stacy Wilber says:

    We’re so sorry for your loss of your mother/grandmother. She was such a lovely person. I thought so highly of her.
    Peace be with you all in this time.

    Ruth Sonnier says:

    So sorry to hear of Shirley’s passing. She was a dear sweet lady. I enjoyed her when she’d come in and get her haircut. I will miss her.

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