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Hazel Gertrude Chapman Clienhans / March 08, 2018

Hazel Gertrude Chapman Clienhans, 83, died Sunday, March 4, 2018. Born in Durham, N.C. on March 27, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Charlie Lee Chapman Sr. and the late Dossie Taylor Chapman and was married to the late Willard Eugene Clienhans.

Hazel was a member of Mt. Cana United Methodist Church and the UMW, Woodmen of the World Camp 106 and American Legion Post 8 Ladies Auxiliary.

She is survived by daughter, Ginger C. Farmer and husband, Wayne; grandchildren, Cindy G. Fisher, Amy F. Fears, David W. Farmer, Brian E. Clienhans, and Brooke C. Compton; great-grandchildren, Libby Taylor Fisher, Chance Farmer, Kenlee Farmer, Malory Fisher, Ken Fears, Miranda Fears and Justin Compton; and a nephew, Michael Chapman.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her son, Mervyn E. Clienhans, her granddaughter, Tammy G. Seate, a great-grandson, Thomas Seate and a brother, Charlie L. Chapman Jr.

A funeral will be held Thursday, March 8 at 2 p.m. at Brooks Lyon Betty B. Jones Chapel. Burial will follow in Oak Ridge Cemetery.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to service at Brooks Lyon Funeral Home and other times at 3009 Dan River Church Road, South Boston.

Memorials may be directed to the American Legion Post 8, 1710 Jeffress Blvd., South Boston, VA 24592.

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Arrangements by Brooks Lyon Funeral and Cremation Services.

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