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Nancy Chapman

March 22, 1950 — March 14, 2024

West Jordan

Nancy Kay Chapman, a beacon of warmth and beauty in the lives of all who knew her, passed away on March 14th, 2024 surrounded by her loving family. Born on March 22, 1950, in Long Beach, California, to Robert and Donna Millington, Nancy grew into a vibrant and loving spirit, the heart of her family and a friend to all.

 

On June 9, 1973, Nancy married the love of her life, Craig Alan Chapman, and together they embarked on a journey of love, laughter, and family, welcoming their three children, Alan, Alison, and Kimberly, into the world. Their home was always filled with a welcoming spirit, the sound of laughter, and the unmistakable sense of being loved unconditionally.

Nancy's passion for interior design, picture framing, and quilting was evident in every corner of her home – turning simple spaces into warm, inviting havens. But perhaps her greatest joy was found in the company of her 16 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild whose lives she touched with her endless energy, creativity, and the kind of spoiling only a grandmother can provide. Each grandchild held a special place in her heart, and she in theirs.

 

She made the world around her more beautiful, not just through her artistic talents but through her kindness, her generous spirit, and her unwavering belief in the goodness of others. She spent her life in service of Jesus Christ as a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.  

 

Nancy stood proudly at 5'1"—a detail she humorously contested by claiming an extra inch— in the hearts of those who loved her, she was larger than life.

 

Nancy was preceded in death by her father Robert Millington, her mother Donna Arrowood, her beloved step-father Hal Arrowood, her brothers Bruce Millington & Jon Arrowood, and sister Michelle Arrowood.

 

She’s survived by her Husband Craig Chapman, her brother Robert Millington (Cathy Millington), her Children Alan, Alison (Billy Johnson), Kimberly (Ben Lyne),  Grandchildren - Lawrence, Azaria, Abi, Michelle, Laurel, Jack, Max, Janie, Devin, Lola, Gabriela, Angel, Sienna, Eva, Nate, and Justin, and Great Grandson Isaac.   

 

As we remember Nancy, we cherish the moments of beauty she created and the love she shared so freely. Her legacy is one of love, laughter, and the relentless pursuit of making every day a little brighter, a little more beautiful. She will be dearly missed and forever in our hearts.

 

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to a charity close to Nancy's heart - National Kidney Foundation.  Let's honor her memory by making the world a better place.  

Please join us for a Celebration of life, Monday March 18th at 5:00pm.  At the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints ( 8176 S 5140 W, West Jordan, UT 84081 )  

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Nancy Chapman, please visit our flower store.

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