Charles Thomas "Tom" Parnell Obituary:
Funeral Date: 1/5/2007
Charles Thomas Parnell “Tom”, age 70, of Houston, TX passed away peacefully with his children at his side on Monday, January 1 2007 in Boerne, TX. He was born on August 7, 1936 in Warren, AR, and is the son of the late Anna Elizabeth Hairston Parnell and Robert E. Parnell. He enjoyed a lifetime career in the insurance industry and retired as a client executive with Marsh & McLennan Companies in Houston. Survivors are his son Russell Parnell of Pearland, TX, and daughter Amy Dreiss of Boerne, TX, eight grandchildren; Nathan Parnell, Nicholas Parnell, Niles Parnell, Nash Parnell, and Nicolette Parnell of Pearland, TX. Kaylee Dreiss, Denton Dreiss, and Ellen Dreiss of Boerne, TX. Also, his sister Jane Loomis of Zachary, LA , and brothers Bobby Parnell of Warren, AR, Steve M. Parnell of Hermitage, AR, and Raymond J. Parnell of Monticello, AR. Funeral services were held at Frazer’s Chapel on Friday, January 5, at 10:00 a.m. with Rev.Jay Bagwell officiating. Paige Grider was organist and soloist was Rochet Callender. Burial was in Ebenezer Cemetery near Warren, AR. Active pallbearers were Bob Thornton, Michael Parnell, Kevin Parnell, Nathan Parnell, Nicholas Parnell and Niles Parnell.