|Birth: ||Jul. 13, 1947|
|Death: ||Oct. 23, 1967, Vietnam|
Obituary from the Shreveport Times newspaper, Nov. 2, 1967, Thursday, p. 17-A:
War Victim's Rites to Be Held Friday
Funeral services for Sgt. Kenney Dean Chappell, 20-year-old Shreveporter killed in Vietnam Oct. 23, from gunshot wounds received in combat action, will be at 4 p.m. Friday in Osborn Funeral Home Chapel.
A Protestant chaplain from Ft. Polk will conduct the services and will be assisted by Evangelist Miles King, a Church of Christ minister.
Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery with full military honors.
The young sergeant previously had been wounded in Vietnam action, had returned to the battlefield, and had been hospitalized with malaria at one time according to his family.
Sgt. Chappell had been in the Army three years and was due to return home in about two weeks. He had attended Fair Park High School and was a member of Midway Church of Christ. He was a native of Lindsey [sic], Okla., and had lived here 16 years.
Survivors are his mother, Mrs. Sally Chappell; three brothers, Terry James Chappell, Danny Joe Chappell and Tommy Ray Chappell; and one sister, Miss Jere Lou Chappell, all of Shreveport.
Pallbearers will be military personnel.
SGT 5 BN 7 CAV
1 CAV DIV(AM)
JULY 13 1947
OCTOBER 23 1967
Plot: American Legion #2 Veterans Section, Row 4, #30
Created by: Shawn Bohannon
Record added: Apr 03, 2011
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