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Mae Chapman House

December 19, 1930 — September 16, 2022

Mae Chapman House

Mrs. Mae Chapman House, 91, of Elberton and formerly of Carlton, wife of 68 years to Richard Everette House, passed away on Friday evening, September 16, 2022, at her residence.

Mrs. House was born in Siloam on December 19, 1930, the eldest child of the late James William Chapman and Florence Lee Cook Chapman. Following high school, she worked at Almar Manufacturing in Washington. After marrying and having children, she became a homemaker and farmer. Mae perfected the art of raising children, cattle, and chickens while Richard was away as a truck driver. She was a member of Carlton Baptist Church for over 57 years. “MawMaw”, as she was know to her family, enjoyed tending to her flowers, sewing, and arts and crafts.

Survivors, in addition to her husband Richard of the home, include her children: John E. House of Elberton, Brenda H. and Ray King of Carlton, and Linda H. and Trey Dean of Bogart; grandchildren: Stephanie House, Michael House, and Allison Dean; great-grandchildren: Bailey Yarbrough, Bentley House, Rylan House, and Braxton House; and numerous other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her grandson, Clint King; siblings: Elizabeth Simons and William Durrell Chapman.

The family will receive friends on Monday, September 19, from 6:00p.m. until 8:00p.m. at Berry Funeral Home.

Funeral services celebrating her life will be held on Tuesday, September 20, at 2 o’clock from the graveside in Carlton City Cemetery. Rev. Lee Adams will officiate.

Flowers are accepted and contributions may be made in her memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

The family wishes to extend their sincerest appreciation to Mrs. House's caretakers, Lenora Dubose and Dorothy Davis, for their kindness and compassion.

Those wishing may sign the online guestbook at

Berry Funeral Home & Crematory of Elberton is respectfully in charge of arrangements for Mrs. Mae Chapman House.

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Past Services


Monday, September 19, 2022

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Berry Funeral Home & Crematory

1 Berry Lane, Elberton, GA 30635

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Graveside Service

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

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