Obituary — Aug. 22

Published 12:00 am Thursday, August 22, 2019

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Bonnie Mecum Chappell

Mrs. Bonnie Mecum Chappell, 88 of Clemmons, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, at the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home. She was born March 23, 1931, in Forsyth County to the late Ira Campbell Mecum and Opal Collins Mecum. Mrs. Chappell retired from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company Nov. 1, 1994. She is preceded in death by her husband, James Eldrud Chappell, and two sisters, Faye Lexus Holloway and Mary Elizabeth Speaks. She is survived by one daughter, Sherry Chappell; one grandson, Billy Lowe; one sister, Wanda Louise Dixon and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, at Westlawn Gardens of Memory Mausoleum Chapel by Rev. Eric Tang.  The family received friends from 4-6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19, at Hayworth-Miller Kinderton Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home, 101 Hospice Ln. Winston-Salem, N.C., 27103. Online condolences may be made at