Corbert F. Murrell Obituary:
Funeral Date: 4/3/2005
Corbert F. Murrell, age 85, of New Edinburg, Arkansas died Friday, April 1, at Bradley Count Medical Center at Warren. He was born December 27, 1919 at Warren, Arkansas a son of the late John Murrell and Fannie Saunders Murrell. He was a World War II U S Army Veteran serving in the 3rd Army and was a sharp shooter scout. He was in the Battle of the Bulge, Company E318 Infantry Division. Honors received were Rifleman Award, Medal of Combat, Infantry Badge and the Purple Heart. In 1970 he retired from farming and cattle ranching. He was a cattle buyer and auctioneer. He was a member of First United Methodist Church, Warren, the Fishermanís Sunday School Class, the American Legion, the VFW and was a former commander of the DAV. For 23 years he was a member of the New Edinburg School Board. Surviving is his wife Peggy Ferguson Murrell whom he married on April 15, 1944 in New Edinburg; 2 daughters Dana Moseley and spouse David, Russellville, Ark. and Ruth Ann Williams, Conway, Ark; 3 grandchildren Alana Graham and spouse Taylor, Cabot, Ark, Sarah Mathis and spouse Shawn, Conway, Ark, and Ann-Elizabeth Juneau and spouse Tony, Little Rock, Ark; 4 great grandchildren John Mark Mathis, Jacob Matthew Mathis and Jeb Michael Mathis all of Conway, Ark and Samuel David Graham, Cabot, Ark.; a niece Faye Skinner, Sherwood, Ark. A brother Morris Murrell and three sisters Mary Agnes Murrell, Sybil Murrell and Gladys Brumley also preceded him in death. Funeral services were 2:00pm Sunday, April 3, at Frazerís Chapel with Rev. Siegfried Johnson and Rev. John Kidwell officiating. Janice Sullivan was organist and Jim Wheeler soloist. Burial was in Wheeler Springs Cemetery near Warren by Frazerís Funeral Home of Warren. Active pallbearers were Tony Juneau, Shawn Mathis, Taylor Graham, Sidney Skinner, Mark Wagnon, Dennis Young and Bob Plair. Honorary pallbearers were member Fishermanís Sunday School Class at First United Methodist Church, members Disabled American Veterans, Harold Raymer, James Plair, Bobby Joe Clements, Jim Lowman, Thomas Peek, Victor Oliger, Bobby Saunders and Dr. James W. Marsh. Memorials preferred to First United Methodist Church of Warren or Wheeler Springs Cemetery Association.