Friday, April 26, 2013
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Rebecca Lynn Chappelear Harris, 46, passed away on Sunday, April 21, 2013. She was born on Feb. 25, 1967, in Bluefield, W.Va., to Janice Chappelear Nicowski and the late Larry Chappelear.

A Goochland High School graduate, Rebecca received the top student nurse award and completed nursing training at J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College. Through her nursing career, Rebecca served in Richmond at Retreat Hospital and in Goochland at the Meadows Nursing home. She also served as a private nurse, and, most recently, as a staff nurse for the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Corrections.

Rebecca and her beloved partner, Timothy Paul Roberts, died in an automobile accident near Richmond, Va. She is survived by her mother, Janice, her loving son, Brandon Harris, her brothers: Alex, Adam, and Casey Chappelear, Aunt Cheryl Morrison of Danville, Va., and a very special friend, Darlene Duffy of Goochland, Va.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. today, Friday, April 26, 2013, at the Woody Funeral Home, 1771 N. Parham Road, Richmond, and the funeral service will be at the funeral home at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 27, 2013, with interment following at Greenwood Memorial Cemetery.

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