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Genie Chappelear (Richardson)

April 13, 1931 — February 16, 2020

Genie Chappelear (Richardson)

Mrs. Genie Richardson Chappelear, age 88 of 1395 Moore Road, Hartwell, Ga., went to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 16, 2020 at her home.

She was born on April 13, 1931 in Hartwell, Ga., to the late Glen Richardson and Lillie Gaines Richardson. Genie and her late husband were farmers, owned a convenience store for a number of years, and her passion was being foster mom to numerous children over the years. She was a member of Cedar Creek Baptist Church.

She is survived by; her children, Sandra (Jimmy) Brown, Ray (Aleigha) Chappelear of Hartwell, Ga., and Connie (Tim) Roose of Anderson, S.C., siblings, Dorothy Jo Temples, Mary Bryson, and Harold Richardson. Grandchildren, Jeffery Brown, Jamie Moon, Ryan Brown, Jessica (Pepper) Sheriff, Jake Roose, Josh Roose, Aubrey Roose, Kristy Jackson, Kimberly, Dustin, Reagan, Nevaeh and Genie Lynn Chappelear and twenty three great-grandchildren survive. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Stewart Chappelear, son, Chris Chappelear, siblings, William Richardson, Helen Richardson, Broadus Richardson, Nancy Seymour, Betty Cartee and Ethel Milford.

Funeral services for Mrs. Chappelear will be held on Sunday, February 23, 2020 at Three o'clock from Cedar Creek Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Nancy Hart Memorial Park. Flowers are accepted or make donations in her memory to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Cedar Creek Baptist Church, 3285 Elberton Highway, Hartwell, Ga. 30643

The family will receive friends Saturday, February 22, 2020 from 1-3 p.m. at Coile and Hall Funeral Directors.

The family will be at the home of Sandra and Jimmy Brown, 1395 Moore Road in Hartwell.

Coile and Hall Funeral Directors in Hartwell will be serving the family.

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