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Bonnie Louise Earls Chapman stepped into Heaven Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 2020. She was born March 25, 1930, in Leachville, Arkansas. Her parents were Barney Fred Earls and Sunshine (Friar) Earls. On June 27, 1948, she was married to William Newell Stone, and to this union her three children were born. In 1967 she married Earl A. “Red” Hall with whom she co-owned and operated Hall’s Auction Service based in West Plains, Missouri. Following Red’s death in 1989, she moved to Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas in 1990, where she started her real estate career as an agent/broker. In 1993 she married Billy N. Chapman in Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas where they owned A-1 Realty.

Bonnie is survived by her children – Brenda L. (Bob) Brockman of Burwell, Nebraska; sons William N. (Kathleen) Stone, Jr; and Fred L. Stone, Sr., both of West Plains, Missouri; Susan Chapman and Hugh (Julie) Chapman of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas; Grandchildren – Nicole L. (Nathan) Holthusen of Ogallala, Nebraska; Robert O. Brockman, Jr. of Omaha, Nebraska; Sara A. Kentner of West Plains, Missouri; William N. (Rowena) Stone III of Nixa, Missouri; Michelle L. Murray of West Plains, Missouri; Fred L. (Tara) Stone, Jr. of Rolla, Missouri; and Kyle W. Stone of West Plains, Missouri; 11 great grandchildren; sisters – Joyce L. (Walter) Price and Retha M. Aveling and brother Bob W. Earls, all of California; and numerous nieces and nephews as well as many dear friends.

Leaving this life before her were her beloved parents, sisters Ruby F. Moffitt and Shirley Ann Rinker; brother-in-law Marshall Rinker; sister-in-law Ruth Earls; nephews Michael and Randall Statler, Philip Price, Cloyce Burkhammer, and great nephew Colin Earls.

Graveside services for Bonnie Louise (Earls) Chapman were held on Monday, November 30, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at Evergreen Cemetery, Howell County, Missouri, with Reverend David Ball officiating, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.



  1. Hassel and Alice Vandergriff
    November 28, 2020 @ 7:42 am

    To Bonnie’s family and friends; we are so sorry for your loss; may God wrap His loving arms around you and comfort you.


  2. Bertie & Larry Judd
    November 28, 2020 @ 8:49 am

    To Bill & Kathy Stone and family. Sorry for the loss of your mother. We are thinking about you all in this time of loss.
    Larry and Bertie Judd


  3. Amber(Cozort)Redburn
    November 28, 2020 @ 2:28 pm

    Bonnie’s Families,
    We want to extend our deepest sympathy to all of you on her passing. She was a very friendly person and always made us smile! All of you will be in our prayers/thoughts. May God comfort, encourage, and strengthen all of you daily. May God bless all of you.
    In Christian Love,
    Norris/Ivene Cozort


  4. Susan Hisel
    November 29, 2020 @ 7:10 pm

    Bonnie was a beautiful lady with such a strong and unwavering love for her family. I was blessed to have known her.
    Many prayers for her family.
    May God give you all comfort during this time.
    Susan Hisel


  5. Karen Harbison
    December 1, 2020 @ 10:11 am

    Bill and family,

    I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers for all.

    Karen Harbison and family


  6. Kathy Beaty
    December 4, 2020 @ 10:06 am

    To the family of Bonnie.
    May she rest in peace.
    I remember her fondly helping at sales with Red.
    And hearing her singing of the KWPM radio show.
    May God hold you in His loving arms and give you peace.
    Kathy (Bray) Beaty


  7. Fran Gray
    March 3, 2021 @ 9:23 am

    Bonnie was a dear friend to so many in Horseshoe Bend Ar. She always helped those in need and had a sweet sweet spirit.


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