Rosie Lee Hindsman was born on July 2, 1934 in the small town of Lamison, Alabama to the late Chinesha Taylor Chapman, she departed this life on August 9, 2023 at 7:15am. Rosie was the seventh of nine children and is survived by her brother Semue Chapman and sister Chinesha Chapman. She was preceded in death by Edward Chapman, Julia Chapman Jackson, Seltzer Chapman, Jimmi Chapman, James Chapman and Roger Chapman.
At the age of 10 Rosie was sent to Cincinnati where she was raised by her sister Julia Chapman Jackson. Rosie attended Cincinnati Public Schools and graduated from Old Woodward High School. Rosie later earned her Certificate in Early Childhood Education and worked for the Cincinnati Public School System where she retired from in 1998.
I love the Lord:
At the age of 13 Rosie became a Christian and was baptized at Peace Baptist Church. She joined Union Baptist Church in 1961 were she remained a faithful member until her death. Rosie was an active member of the Usher Board and served as the group leader for many years, a member of the Senior Circle Missionary, the hostess committee, she served as the Sunday school teacher for the women’s class and on the Trustee Board. Rosie was not only an active member, but she also actively encouraged her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren to attend church on Sundays, summer vacation bible school and for special programs and events.
And together they created a life they loved:
On September 11, 1954, Rosie Chapman married the love of her life, James W. Hindsman. She often said that God brought James to her, and their love made her complete. From this union they were blessed with six children Michael (deceased), Carroll Neiman (Stan), Gail Tippett (Tyrone), Yvette (deceased), Robin Stacia (Kevin), and James Rodney (Sandra). Their family grew as they welcomed ten grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. This union and their love flourished for 69 years, beginning each day with a sweet morning greeting, and ending each night with a loving reflection of the day. Their love and loyalty to each other was the foundation for all that they achieved.
Rosie was happiest when she was at home with her family. She enjoyed hobbies and community service throughout her life such as working word scramble, watching mysteries and Hallmark movies. She was a previous member of the Order of the Eastern Star and the Red Hat Society.
Late in life Rosie was united with her half siblings and was lovingly welcomed into the Partridge/Fenderson family. Rosie was preceded in death by her father Samuel Partridge, sisters Marie Partridge Perkins and Maggie Partridge Dell, and brother Earl Lee Partridge.
Rosie also leaves to cherish her memory a community of friends, and host of nieces, nephews and cousins. Rosie was a faithful Christian, and a loving wife, mother and granny. She loved deeply and generously, her laugh was cheerful, and her smile was bright and warm.