Earl Birges Chappell, Jr.

Published 9:29 am Tuesday, December 18, 2012

MURFREESBORO- Mr. Earl Birges Chappell, Jr., age 92 of Murfreesboro, died at the Ahoskie House in Ahoskie on Thursday, December 13, 2012.

Mr. Chappell was a World War II veteran serving his nation with the U.S. Air Force.  He retired from the Norfolk Naval Air Station following thirty-two years of service.  Following retirement from the air station Mr. Chappell worked in Real Estate for a short period of time. He also worked in the jewelry business for a number of years and retired from Long Jewelers onVirginia Beach BlvdinVirginia Beach,VA.Mr. Chappell was a member of theMurfreesboroBaptistChurchand loyal supporter ofChowanUniversity.

Preceding him in death are his mother and father, Mabel Warren Chappell and Earl Birges Chappell, Sr.; daughter,ConstanceC. Corifino; and brother, Edward W. Chappell.

Survivors are Earl B. Chappell, III and his wife, Mary, of Virginia Beach, VA; and two sisters, Helen C. Vinson ofMurfreesboroand Frances C. Liverman and her husband, Richard, of Cofield. Also surviving are grandchildren.

Memorial services will be held at theMurfreesboroBaptistChurchinMurfreesboro,NCon Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 11 a.m. Officiating will be Dr. Lee Canipe. The family will receive friends in the fellowship hall beginning at 10 a.m. prior to the memorial service.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to theMurfreesboroBaptistChurch,PO Box 124,Murfreesboro,NC 27855or the charity of your choice.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie is handling the arrangements and online condolences may be directed to the family at www.garrettsykesfs.com