Clyde J. Chapman

November 8, 1933November 15, 2013

Clyde J. Chapman, 80, passed away Friday, November 15, 2013 at the MS State Veterans Home in Jackson. Visitation will be Sunday, November 17, 2013 from 6 -8pm at Baldwin-Lee Funeral Home in Pearl and Monday, November 18, 2013 from 9 – 11am. Funeral services will be held at 11am Monday in the funeral home chapel with interment at Floral Hills Memory Gardens. Dr. Ron Bird will be officiating the service. Active pallbearers will be Clint Chapman, Joseph Martin, Ernie Shows, III., Erik Shows, Tony Martin and Ernie Shows, Jr. Honorary pallbearers include Henry Wilshire, Joe Walker, Gary Staten and Frank Whittington.

Mr. Chapman was born November 8, 1933 in Cato, MS to Barney Lee and Thelma Chapman. He graduated from Puckett High School and attended Draughn’s Business College in Jackson.

He served in the US Army receiving the Good Conduct Medal and Honorable Discharge.

After his service in the Army he began his career at the First National Bank of Jackson where he continued his education, taking classes offered through the American Bankers Association; MS School of Banking at Ole Miss; and at the School of Banking at LSU.

He retired from Trustmark Bank, formerly First National Bank. He continued to work after retirement at his gift shop, the Mole Hole. Throughout his life his community was important to him. He served on various boards and was a member of several organizations such as the Southwest Sertoma Club; MS Regional Blood Center; Rotary Club; Willow Wood Development Center; Southwest YMCA; Southwest Banking Institute; and United Way.

He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Howard, Cleveland, James, Wiley and Carroll Chapman; and sisters, Ollie Mae Chapman, Agnes Chapman Butler, and Ruby Chapman Johnson

He is survived by his wife, Sandra Chapman; son, Todd Chapman and wife, Cathy; daughters, Sandra Martin and husband, Tony and Tammie Shows and husband Ernie; and seven grandchildren.

The family would like to extend a special thank-you to all of the staff at the MS State Veterans Home for their care of Mr. Chapman.


  • Visitation Sunday, November 17, 2013
  • Visitation Monday, November 18, 2013
  • Funeral Service Monday, November 18, 2013

Clyde J. Chapman

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December 7, 2013

Your family is in my prayers! Love, Jane Pinson Wilson

Mac Alford

November 24, 2013

Sandy, Tammie and Todd, so sorry to hear about Clyde. I just found out today. He was a good man. Keeping you in my prayers.

Linda Patterson Beard

November 24, 2013

To the family of Clyde, I extend my sympathy in your loss. I was a classmate of Carroll's at Johns and remember the family well. May God's arm of love enfold you during this time.

Hiram & Gretchen Fleming

November 19, 2013

Sandra so sorry to hear of Clyde's passing .We were off camping and got home Monday after noon I looked at the e-mail .about 6:30pm.
God Bless you and the family.

Hiram & Gretchen

November 18, 2013

With deepest sympathy.

Thomas and Sue Stevens
Puckett, MS

Donald Gates

November 18, 2013

So sorry to learn of Clyde's passing. He was a special classmate and friend. Please accept my deepest sympathy.

Dana Jones

November 18, 2013

Todd - Sorry for your loss, may God be with you and your family during this time.

Dennis and Debbie Blackledge

November 18, 2013

With heartfelt sympathy,

Bobby Joe and Virginia Davis

November 18, 2013

With deepest sympathy,

George Newton

November 18, 2013

We are thinking of you . Clyde was one of George and mine special people. Willie and George Newton