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4500 Jenny Lind Road
Fort Smith, AR | 72901
700 Jefferson St.
Van Buren, AR | 72956
Cheryl Chapman
Memorial Candle Tribute From
Ocker-Putman Funeral Homes
"We are pleased to provide this Book of Memories to the family."
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Condolence From: Miggy
Condolence: My deepest condolences go out to Cheryl's family. I had the honor of working with her. She cared deeply for the children she was teaching. She always went that extra mile for everyone,forgetting her own needs. Cheryl lit up when she spoke of her children and grandchildren. You could tell how proud she was and, she loved sharing pictures of all of them. Our world is a little bleaker because of our loss...the loss of a good friend, neighbor, grandmother,mom and the great caring and loving human being she was. Heaven is glowing brighter because of it's gain. She earned her wings long before she left us. You will be missed dearly Cheryl. R.I.P. You're in the best hands now and forever my friend. I'm happy to have met you, spend time with you and work with you. Til we meet again.
Saturday June 24, 2017
Condolence From: Dana Hickok
Condolence: I am so sorry for all of Cheryl's family and friends. It was such a shock to hear of her death while we were out of town. She was a Godly woman of great love and character and she will be sorely missed at our church and among the many folks she brought into her circle and loved on! Watching her with the toddlers in her Sunday School class brought a smile to me many times.
Tuesday June 20, 2017
Condolence From: Jane perry
Condolence: Cheryl was in my OHE class for two years and I dearly loved her. She was one of the top two students that I had that were good in all areas of their lives. We kept in contact for years and although I didn't see her often I will really miss her. Family, you have my deepest sympathy and you are in my thoughts and prayers.
Wednesday June 14, 2017
Condolence From: Steve Gaddis
Condolence: Cheryl has always exhibited the grace and sweet spirit of our Lord. Her Christlike character was always visible and encouraging. She could make us laugh, make us think, but always lift us up in Jesus.
I know this is not "good-by" but see you later. I'm confident Chuck met her at the gate with a "Bout time, let me show you around."

Our prayers are with the family, thanks for sharing Cheryl with us.
Someday we too will see her again, and then no more sorrow, no more tears. It's comforting to know Cheryl is in the presence of our Lord.
Wednesday June 14, 2017
Condolence From: Jamie Kell Bond
Condolence: Gone too soon. It's hard to hear when classmates pass on. I knew Cheryl in school and in deed, as everyone is saying, she was a gentle, sweet soul and shared a beautiful smile. I have no doubt she went on to live a Christian life and raise a wonderful family. Thankful that with God's promise of eternity for believers, we will all be together again someday.

I pray God's peace with her family as these days will be hard, try to remember the good times and know she is watching over you all.

Rest in peace sweetheart.....
Tuesday June 13, 2017
Condolence From: Stacey (Greenlee) Collins
Condolence: Rachel & Stephen: I am so sorry that your dear Mom has passed. I have no doubt that her Dad and your Dad were there to greet her after she was embraced by God. I truly believe God needs good people to help watch over the ones that need extra help on earth. He indeed took a great woman who always has a smile on her face. Prayers for you, your families, her Mom and siblings.

Mother of Mine
A day has now come that I always knew would,
A day of deep sorrow, never quite understood,
For all has stood still in this moment of time,
As a women dear to me, this Mother of Mine,
Has taken Departure from this world we know,
And has journeyed oft' to where no man can go.
Though memories still linger as though she is near,
Knowing she's gone but still wanting her near,
A deep-hearted sadness abounds in my soul,
As I ask my Maker, "Will I ever be whole?"
A still quiet voice is then heard from within,
It brings comfort and peace like a calm violin,
"The scriptures I've written for these troubled times,"
and words from the pages now enter my mind.
"I'm here with you child, forsaken you're not,
My Son bears witness to questions you've sought.
Your hope comes from knowing that death ends not life,
For salvation received renounces all strife."
Yes, hope of eternity with no end in time,
Helps me let go of this Mother of Mine.
The Breath of Life in me now declares,
My Journey's unfinished . . . Let grief not despair!
I'll rise up as His child and share this great hope,
And spread this great news so that they too, can cope,
With all that robs us of peace, joy, and love,
None which is sent from our God above.
Yes, I'll let go of this dear one to me,
Knowing that upon entering eternity,
After embracing the Master Divine . . .
Reunited I'll be with this Mother of Mine.
by L. P. Waterman
John 14:18 says: "I will not leave you comfortless. I will come to you."
Tuesday June 13, 2017
Condolence From: Kim and David Wright
Condolence: Rachel, Stephen, and family, Your mom was a rare gem on this earth! She loved you two and those grandchildren with all of her heart. Cheryl always had a smile for us and her personality was full of sunshine. She loved the Lord so, so much and did the work He called her to do. David and I will miss her, but we know that she is in Heaven and one day we will see her again. That's God's promise. Your family is in our prayers, Sincerely Kim and David Wright
Monday June 12, 2017
Condolence From: Laura Feldman Hardy
Condolence: I went to school with Cheryl at Northside. I remember her as a very sweet, caring person. She always brought a smile to everyone who met her. She will be missed.
Monday June 12, 2017
Condolence From: Melissa Knight
Condolence: I am so sorry to hear about her passing. My thoughts and prayers are with Rachel and Stephen and the rest of the family.
Monday June 12, 2017
Condolence From: Mylene Bone
Condolence: I am so sorry to hear of Cheryl's passing. She truly was one of the kindest, happiest and most thoughtful people I have ever know. Always smiling and friendly and willing to do most anything to help. She will be missed in so many places.
Monday June 12, 2017

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