Susan K. Chapman

Published 11:00 pm Sunday, July 7, 2013

Susan Kaufman Chapman, 76, of Tryon passed away Sunday, June 30, 2013 at the Hospice House of the Carolina Foothills, Landrum, SC.

Born in Flushing, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Franklin and Josephine Goode Kaufman.

Susan Chapman

Susan Chapman

She moved to Tryon 30 years ago coming from Spartanburg. She worked as an interior designer and also worked for Blue Ridge Weavers in Tryon. She was a member of Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, Tryon.

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She enjoyed spending time with her family, friends and pets. Her hobbies included rug hooking, gardening and cooking. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Ellen B. Abell.

Surviving is one son, John M. Bankhead III (Tracy) of Inman, S.C.; one daughter, Cynthia Hutto (Bubber) of Charleston, S.C.; six grandchildren, Joshua L. Abell (Deanna), Laura E. H. Harvell (Matt), Jack, Matthew and Nicholas Bankhead and Mackena Bankhead.

A memorial service will be held July 13, 2013 at 11 a.m. in the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, Tryon, with Father Walter Bryan and Father Tim Hoyt officiating.

The family will receive friends Friday evening, July 12, 2013 from 6-7 p.m. in the McFarland Funeral Chapel, Tryon.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, 130 Forest Glen Drive, Columbus, NC 28722 or to Foothills Humane Society, 989 Little Mountain Road, Columbus, NC 28722.
An online guest register is available at