Alice Chaphe Alsobrook, 92

M rs. Alice Chaphe Alsobrook, 92, 0f 2001 S. Lee St., Americus, Ga., died Thursday morning, Nov. 25, 2010.

Mrs. Alsobrook was born Dec. 10, 1917, in Detroit, Mich., a daughter of the late Jerome Ernest Campbell and Alice Larabee Campbell. Her family subsequently moved to Whitehall, where her father started a family construction company.

Mrs. Alsobrook is survived by her husband, the Rev. W. Aubrey Alsobrook of Americus. She was preceded in death in 1996 by her husband, the Rev. C. Gordon Chaphe, and by a daughter, Nancy Flint.

Survivors, in addition to her husband, include a daughter, Carol B. Chaphe of Saratoga Springs; a son, Robert Chaphe and his wife Tina of Canton, Ga.; grandsons Roderick Flint of California, Jason Flint of Connecticut and Brett Chaphe of Schenectady; granddaughters Allison Chaphe of Schenectady and Christine Francisco of Boyton Beach, Fla.; a sister, Esther Van Buskirk of Hampton, Va.; and a stepdaughter, Claire Replogle of St. Charles, Ill. Four great-grandchildren also survive.

Mrs. Alsobrook was educated in Whitehall public schools, Green Mountain Junior College in Poultney, Vt., and Asbury College in Wilmore, Ky. She worked as a secretary and accountant through the years. She traveled to many foreign countries with her then-Army chaplain husband, the Rev. Chaphe. She and the Rev. Alsobrook were married in Americus, Ga., in 1997, and they have lived at Magnolia Manor. Mrs. Alsobrook was a member of First United Methodist Church of Americus.

Memorial services will be conducted on Saturday, Dec. 4, at 2 p.m. in the Martha McDonald Moore Memorial Chapel at Magnolia Manor, Americus. Visitation will directly follow the service in the Magnolia Room at Magnolia Manor. Burial will be at a future date in Whitehall.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to the League of the Good Samaritan, 2001 S. Lee St., Americus, Ga. 31709.

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Hancock Funeral Home, 427 S. Lee Street, Americus, Ga., is in charge of arrangements.



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