Obituary for Carol Marie Kuhn Chapman of Southern Pines 

Carol Marie Kuhn Chapman, 88 of Southern Pines passed on Wednesday, April 19th, 2023, at the FirstHealth Hospice House in Pinehurst, North Carolina.  

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM on May 20th, 2023 at Penick Village in Southern Pines, NC with the Reverends Tommy Sweeley and Colette Bachand officiating. There will be a reception with the family following the memorial service.  

Mrs. Chapman was born September 9, 1934 in Buffalo, NY to the late August and Emilie (Wagner) Kuhn; she relocated to Hendersonville, NC in 1978 and Southern Pines, NC in 2015. Until the birth of her first child, she worked as a secretary. She dedicated her life to raising her three children. Carol enjoyed making stained glass artwork for friends and family and was an avid seashell collector. In addition to caring for her friends and family, she was a volunteer at the FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital making toys for pediatric patients and hats for newborns. She was an active member of Balfour United Methodist Church in Hendersonville, and Southern Pines United Methodist Church in Southern Pines. Cookies were her ministry; baking chocolate chip cookies for her friends and family brought her happiness.

Mrs. Chapman is survived by her 3 children, Robert A. Chapman and his wife Tina, Kenneth W. Chapman and his wife Jacqueline, and Kimberly E. (Chapman) Cobb and her husband Charles; grandchildren, Rebecca Chapman, Kenneth (KC) Chapman, Joshua Chapman, Dr. Jordan Cortner Chapman and her husband Jesse, Megan Chapman, Emilie Cobb, and Ana (Mara) Cobb; great-grandchildren, Mical Cortner and Evelyn Cortner Chapman; niece, Carol Bender and her husband Robert; nephew, Dr. Paul Pfefferle and his wife Laura; grandnephews, Jonathan Bender and his wife Kellie and Scott Pfefferle, and grandniece, Carolyn (Bender) Nagle and her husband Dominic; her cousin, Rita Hayden and her husband Jerry.

Mrs. Chapman was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Robert William Chapman; Carol and her husband shared many loving adventures. Carol was also preceded in death by her sister, Evelyn Pfefferle and her brother-in-law, Frederick.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in memory of Carol Chapman to the Southern Pines United Methodist Church Memorial Garden at 175 Midland Rd, Southern Pines, NC 28387.

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Services entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Southern Pines.

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