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Obituary for Alma Diane Chapman

Alma Diane Chapman, age 76, of Clarkesville, passed away on Sunday, October 22, 2023.

Born on November 10, 1946, in Gastonia, North Carolina, she was the daughter of the late J.C. Tench and Fannie Elrod Tench. Over the years, Mrs. Chapman was employed as a nurse’s aide with Chenocetah Assisted Living, Habersham Home, and Glen Ella Springs. She was of the Christian faith and enjoyed making crafts in her spare time. She also enjoyed animals, especially her dogs and cats, as well as taking walks in nature, spending time at the lake or having a picnic.

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by a brother, Jerry Tench; sisters, Barbara Hellard and Virginia Thompson.

Survivors include husband of 32 years, Jerry E. Chapman of Clarkesville; sons, Jeffery Clark of Turnerville, and David Clark of Athens; six grandchildren; two great grandchildren; brother, Johnny Tench of Dahlonega; seven nieces and nephews.

No formal service is planned, but per Mrs. Chapman’s wish, just simply cherish her memory.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia, Georgia (706/778-8668) is in charge of arrangements