Donna Chapman

CHAPMAN, Donna I., 76, of Weirton, WV, passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at home.

She was born January 20, 1938, in Steubenville, OH, the daughter of the late Howard W. and Sadie I. Crawford Blankenship.

She was also preceded in death by her brother, Wasel Wayne Blankenship.

Donna was a member of Mercy Baptist Church. Prior to her marriage, she was employed as a tin sorter at Weirton Steel.

Surviving are her husband of 53 years, Herbert A. Chapman Sr.; daughter, Michelle Reed (Chris) of Weirton, WV; son, Herb Chapman Jr. (Bobbie) of New Cumberland, WV; grandson, Christopher “CJ” Reed of Weirton, WV; sister-in-law, Dorothy Blankenship of Weirton, WV; sister, Wanda Showalter (John) of New Cumberland, WV; brothers, Howard E. Blankenship (Catherine) of Aiken, SC, Kenneth Blankenship (Margaret) of Texas, Milton Blankenship (Bette) of Las Vegas, NV, Phillip Blankenship (Mona) of Wellsburg, WV.

Visitation will be Saturday, April 19, 2014, 1-3 and 6-8 p.m. at the Steel & Wolfe Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 380 Penco Road, Weirton, WV.

Additional visitation will be Monday from 9 a.m. until time of funeral at 10 a.m. at Mercy Baptist Church, 3474 Pennsylvania Avenue, Weirton, WV, with Pastor Marlin Hawley and Pastor Jarrett Gum presiding.

Interment will follow at Highland Hills Memorial Gardens.