Frank Chapman Develle

4 avril 19341 novembre 2020

Frank Chapman Develle passed peacefully in his sleep on November 1, 2020 at his home after battling COPD. He entered this life April 4,1934 born to Joseph Roger Develle Sr. and Yvonne Chapman Develle in New Orleans, LA. Frank was a graduate of St. Aloysius High School New Orleans and The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg. Frank met his future wife Linda Howell while attending Southern Miss. Frank and Linda married on August 27,1960, one week after his college graduation. A loving marriage to last 60 years.

He was employed by the Johns-Manville Corporation for 38 years. During his tenure, Frank received multiple salesmanship awards. God blessed Frank and Linda with three sons, Gregory (Greg), Derek and Frank Matthew (Matt). In addition to his parents, Frank is pre-deceased by his son, Matt and his sister, Mary-Francis Robert. Frank is survived by his loving wife, Linda; sons, Greg and his wife, Charlene, Derek and his wife, Rebecca; grandsons, Andrew, Justin, Christopher, Ty and Colton Develle and granddaughters, Lauren Develle Mickel and her husband, Jerry, Jessica Develle and Summer Leigh Develle; brother, Joseph Roger Develle Jr.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Wednesday, November 4 at St. Therese Catholic Church, 309 W. McDowell Rd. Jackson, MS. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to either Catholic Charities or The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.


  • Andrew Develle, Pallbearer
  • Christopher Develle, Pallbearer
  • Justin Develle, Pallbearer
  • Colton Develle, Pallbearer
  • Kenny Robert, Pallbearer
  • Jerry Mickel, Pallbearer
  • Ty Develle, Pallbearer in Substancia


  • Funeral Mass

    mercredi, 4 novembre , 2020


Frank Chapman Develle

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Janice Record

janvier 3, 2021

I was so sorry to learn of Frank’s passing. What a great friend to so many. We had the privilege of knowing Frank & the family when we were neighbors in Jackson. We were welcomed with open arms and made to feel like we belonged.
My deepest condolences. May he Rest In Peace.
Janice Record

Carin Snyder

novembre 2, 2020

Please accept my condolences and know that your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.

Lonnie Morris

novembre 2, 2020

I worked with Frank for over 30 years at Johns Manville. He was a great friend, tremendous sales rep and had so many friends. All of us at JM loved Frank! I spoke with a few weeks back and we talked of old memories. I will miss him as will all his friends and family. God bless Frank Develle!