Elsa Mae Chipman

Elsa Mae Chipman

December 23, 1912 - June 1, 2012

Elsa Mae Chipman, 99, of Perry, passed away Friday, June 1, 2012, at Monroe Manor in Paris. She was born December 23, 1912, in Henry County, the daughter of LeRoy A. and Dora Mae Peak Roberts. She was married to Guy Eugene Chipman on April 26, 1936, in Clinton and he preceded her in death February 26, 1988. Survivors include one son, John Roy Chipman of Perry; two daughters and one son-in-law, Cheryl Vaughn and Jeanie and Jim Gay, all of Perry; two sisters, Vivian Wilson of Clinton, and Edwina Worsham of Costa Mesa, Calif.; four grandchildren, Troy Vaughn of Fayetteville, N.C., Kristin Vaughn of Fort Worth, Texas, Jennifer (Jeremy) Hobbs of Higginsville, and Jonathan (Andi) Chipman of Laddonia; and four great-grandchildren, Victoria and Courtney Vaughn of San Antonio, Texas, and Caleb and Kaitlin Chipman of Laddonia. She was preceded in death by one daughter-in-law, Janice Kay Chipman; three brothers, Orval, Elvin, and Kenneth Roberts; and four sisters, Edith Drew, Wilma Brasher, Helen Smith, and Audrey Roberts. Services for will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at Prairie View Church located in the Audrain Historical Society Complex in Mexico, with Reverend Mike Lewton officiating. Burial will be in Lick Creek Cemetery, Perry. Visitation will be Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at Bienhoff Funeral Home in Perry. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lick Creek Cemetery or the Perry Christian Church. Online condolences may be made at

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