Mount Vernon News
  • L. Janice Chapman

  • December 27, 2010

WARSAW — Louise Janice “Jan” Chapman, 76, of Township Road 381, Warsaw, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Dec. 24, 2010, at the Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.

She was born Oct. 7, 1934, in Knox County to the late Alva R. and Ruth D. (Kodger) Carr. In her younger years, she enjoyed bowling, and playing volleyball and softball. She was also known for her love of singing and playing the guitar.

She is survived by her son, John (Julia) Chapman of Massillon; her daughter, Ruth (Yancy) Gardner-Carter of Warsaw; five grandchildren, Brian Carter, James (Bambi) Chapman, John (Amparo) Chapman Jr., Julia Chapman and Jessica Chapman; eight great-grandchildren; a brother, Lloyd (Ellen) Carr of Danville; six sisters, Anna Parsons of Mount Vernon, Ruby Parsons of Jelloway, Faye (Joseph) Wolford of Howard, Linda Staton of Danville, Wanna Jean (Wesley) Robison of Killbuck and June (George) Booso of Franklin; a sister-in-law, Iva Carr of Danville; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Virgil Carr; a sister, Donna Mae Carr; and a great-granddaughter, Mary Beth Chapman.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Dec. 29, at 11 a.m. at the Fischer Funeral Home in Danville with Pastor Sharon Kirch officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens. Visitation is one hour prior to service time on Wednesday. This information is online at

At the family’s request, memorial donations may be made toward funeral expenses at the Fischer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 515, Danville, OH 43014.

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