Charles D. "Hoot" Measel Obituary:
Funeral Date: 5/18/2007
Charles D. “Hoot” Measel, age 88, of Warren, AR. died Tuesday May 15, at Arkansas Heart Hospital in Little Rock, AR. Born August 20, 1918 in Hilo, AR. a son of the late William Franklin Measel and Willie Gorman Measel he was a retired 38 year coach, educator and administrator with the Vick, Hermitage, Watson, Wilmar, Star City, Grady and Crossett, AR. school systems. He was a member of the Hermitage Baptist Church, earned a bachelor of science degree from Arkansas A&M, a masters degree from University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, was a World War II Army veteran and the widow of Bettye K. Measel who died January 29, 1992. They were united in marriage September 11, 1948. Also, preceding him in death were brothers Olee Measel, J.B. Measel, John Measel, Alonzo Measel; sisters Adah Arthur and Dorothy Taylor. Survivors are 1 son Kent Measel and spouse Nancy of Moro Bay, AR. 2 daughters Nenda Burchfield and spouse James of Crossett, AR., Debbie Jones and spouse Steve of West Monroe, LA. 1 brother Jerry Measel of Benton, AR. 5 grandchildren Bart Measel of Lacy, AR., Jenny Wheelis and spouse Lee of Eros, LA., Sandy Cribbs, Jared Jones and Scott Jones all of West Monroe, LA. 3 great-grandchildren Austin Measel, Caden Cribbs, Connor Wheelis, a foster grandson T.J. Hollis of Moro Bay, AR. Graveside services with flag presentation were 10:30 a.m. Friday May 18, Adams Singer Cemetery near Warren, AR. with Rev. Terrell Wallace officiating. Arrangements were by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Roy Forrest, Lynn Grice, Kenny Wiscaver, Travis Stephenson, Steve Parnell and Pat Leggett. Honorary pallbearers were Doyle Gates, Jr. Pirtle, Gerard Sangster and Barnard Smith. Memorials preferred Adams Singer Cemetery, C/O Joann Richardson, 105 S. Gannaway, Warren, AR. 71671.