|Birth: ||May 3, 1926|
|Death: ||Mar. 22, 2005|
Services for Uel L. Arthur, 78, of Ralls will be at 2:00 PM, Thursday, March 24, 2005 at the Ralls First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Gary Hubbard and the Rev. Larry Reed-Farris officiating. Burial will follow in the Ralls Cemetery under direction of Adams Funeral Home in Ralls.
Uel passed away Tuesday, March 22, 2005 at the Ralls Nursing Home. He was born on May 3, 1926 in the Farmer Community to James Roswell and Frances (Shipman) Arthur. On January 1, 1945 he married Dorothy Davis in Ralls. He was a member of the Ralls First United Methodist Church, the Friendship Sunday School Class and served on the board of directors and was past president of the Evangelist Ministries Association. He also served on the board of directors of the Pleasant Hill Gas Lines and Ralls Historical Museum. His family was recognized as Farm Bureau Farm Family of the Year and they were the first couple to be honored as Mr. and Mrs. Cotton Boll. He loved to work on antique cars and was well known for his home ground corn meal. Uel lived for his grandchildren. Uel served in the 4th Armored Tank Division of General Patton's Third Army. He was wounded, receiving a Purple Heart and was also a Prisoner of war.
He is preceded in death by four brothers; J. R., A. R. "Whizzer", Ben and Philip and two sisters; Morene Phipps and Izora Lee Kretzer.
Survivors include; his wife Dorothy of Ralls, two sons; Lonnie and Lloyd and his wife Angela all of Ralls, a daughter; Kena Arthur of Littlefield, two sisters Oleta Moore of Ralls and Juanita Perkins of San Antonio, four grandchildren; David, Brady, Makayla and Jadeyn Arthur all of Ralls.
4th Armored Tank Division of General Patton's Third Army;
Purple Heart Recipient;
James Roswell Arthur (1882 - 1957)
Francis Henerrita Shipman Arthur (1892 - 1973)
Created by: Janice Williams Langley
Record added: Nov 12, 2006
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