Geraldine Marjorie Chapman, 91, passed away on Nov. 22, 2013, at Midland Memorial Hospital after a short illness. Jerry was born to James and Ethel Chapman on March 10, 1922 in Arah, Texas.
Jerry married John Ulmer Vernon on August 11, 1941 and made Hermleigh their home.
Jerry was preceded in death by her parents; her siblings, Thomas Emmett (Tom), Floyd Jones (Jones), Ethel Mae, Ruby Lucille, Nannie Claudie (Pat) and Harry Rosser; and by her husband and wonderful father to their three children, John Ulmer Vernon; and her husband and life long friend, Jeff DeShazo.
She is survived by two sons, Jim Vernon and his wife Sandra of Sweetwater, Joe Vernon and his wife, Joyce of Abilene; and daughter, Sharon Jones and her husband, Ronnie of Midland; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and many loving nieces and nephews.
Any monetary contributions please consider Texas Tech School of Medicine and Willed Body Program, 3601 4th St. Mail Stop 654, Lubbock, Texas 79430, or any medical program of your choice.