Gary High School 1914-1978

The Coaldigger



, 2011

Shelby Jean Chapman Moorehead

Shelby Moorehead

Shelby Moorehead


ANAWALT —  Shelby Jean Chapman Moorehead, age 63, of P.O. Box 226, Anawalt, W.Va., passed away on Saturday, September 10, 2011 at the University Hospital in Charlottesville, Va. Born on February 16, 1948 in Leckie, she was a daughter of Flossie Thompson Chapman of Anawalt and the late Kelly Stuart Chapman. She was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Powhatan. She was a graduate of Gary High School. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by a brother, Daniel Ray “Donnie” Chapman.

 Survivors include her mother, Flossie Thompson Chapman of Anawalt; her husband, Jerry Moorehead of the home; one son, Jerry Moorehead II and wife Andrea of O'Toole; one daughter, Carrie A. Moorehead of the home; six brothers, Claude “Sop” Chapman of Anawalt, Bobby Lee Chapman and Maxine of Lynchburg, Va., Thurman Chapman and Linda of Anawalt, Jimmy Ward Chapman and Paulette of Rustburg, Va., Bill Chapman and Judy of Thorpe, Michael Chapman of Anawalt.

Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. at the Cravens-Shires Funeral Home Chapel in Bluewell with Father Paul Manickathan and the Reverend Donnie Farmer officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Bluewell with Scotty Chapman, Aaron Chapman, Will Chapman, Josh Bowman, Brian Nichols, and Jerry Moorehead II will serve as pallbearers. Friends may call on Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Online condolences will be accepted at

Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell is serving the family.


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