Ravena Chappell Obituary

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Ravena Chappell

July 19, 1919 - November 24, 2012
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Ravena J. Chappell was born in Potosi, Wisconsin to Lawrence and Myrtle Burkett. The family moved to Texas in 1920 and finally to Newberg, Oregon in 1924. She married Norman Maynard in 1937. They had one son, Ronald. She worked in clerical and payroll for Carter Rice Co. and Crown Zellerbach in Portland. Ravena married William (Bill) Chappell in 1969, moving into their new home in 1970. She was active for many years with the Gateway Elks Elkettes. She also greatly enjoyed her "birthday club" luncheons with the ladies of her church. She was preceded in death by her parents, former husband, her brother Irving Burkett and sister...
Ravena J. Chappell was born in Potosi, Wisconsin to Lawrence and Myrtle Burkett. The family moved to Texas in 1920 and finally to Newberg, Oregon in 1924. She married Norman Maynard in 1937. They had one son, Ronald. She worked in clerical and payroll for Carter Rice Co. and Crown Zellerbach in Portland. Ravena married William (Bill) Chappell in 1969, moving into their new home in 1970. She was active for many years with the Gateway Elks Elkettes. She also greatly enjoyed her "birthday club" luncheons with the ladies of her church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, former husband, her brother Irving Burkett and sister Marcella Johnson. Ravena is survived by her husband, William and his four children, her son Ronald Maynard, sister Maxine Norman, brother Maynard Burkett; four grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances are suggested to Covenant Presbyterian Church. There will be a private interment at Lincoln Memorial Cemetery and a Celebration of Life will be held at the Elks Lodge at a later date, pls. check back for details.

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