The Richmond Register


February 24, 2014

Opal Mae Chrisman, 87


IRVINE — Opal Mae Chrisman, 87, of Irvine, Kentucky, the widow of Edward Chrisman, passed away Monday, February 24, 2014, at Pine Meadows Health Care in Lexington.

She was born April 7, 1926, in Estill County to Sherman and Mary Thomas French, both of whom preceded her in death.

She was a member of the Red Lick Holiness Church and enjoyed flowers, gardening and bird watching, but above all else, she loved her grandchildren.

Survivors include: her sons, Jim Chrisman (Judy) and Larry Chrisman (Joan), both of Irvine; her daughters, Shirley Berryman (Bob) of Richmond, and Brenda Kay (John) of Versailles; one sister, Delina Roop of Berea; six grandchildren, Greg Chrisman (Lisa), Rodney Chrisman (Heather), Chad Chrisman, Shane Chrisman (Melissa), Robert Berryman, Bill Berryman (Paige); two step-grandchildren, Colleen Kay and Courtney Quire (Paul); 14 great-grandchildren and three step-great- grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, Edward, and her parents, she was preceded in death by: one grandson, Jeffrey Chrisman; one sister, Mable Richardson; and three brothers, James, Paul and Jennings French.

Funeral services for Mrs. Chrisman will be conducted 1 p.m. Thursday, February 27, 2014, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home, with Bro. Charlie Wilson officiating the service. Burial will follow at the West Irvine Cemetery in Irvine.

Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Her grandchildren will serve as pallbearers.

Condolences may be expressed at

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