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Kenneth Lester Trammell
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Birth: Sep. 22, 1919
Baxter County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Apr. 21, 2010
Mountain Home
Baxter County
Arkansas, USA

Funeral services for Kenneth Lester Trammell of Mountain Home,Arkansas,will be 2:00p.m. Satuary,April 24,2010 at First Baptist Church,with Dr.David Johnson and Reverend Max Pyron officiating.Visitation will be from 12:00p.m.Friday,April 23,2010 at Kirby&Family Funeral Home Chapel ,with family receiving friends from 6-8p.m.Ken died Wednesday,April 21,2010 at Baxter Regional Medical Center,at the age of 90.He was born September 22,1919 in Grassville,Arkansas,the son of Willam Marvin and Mattie Elizabeth(Morris)Trammell.He graduated from Toledo,Ohio Public Schools and Tri-State University.He returned to Mountain Home in 1939.He was induted into the U.S.Army December 6,1941 and served in the Pacific Islands.His last assignment was at General Headquarters,U.S.Army Forces Pacific Adjutant General's Office Radio and Cables Center,serving in General Douglas MacArthur's Headquarters.He was on duty the night the message from Japanese Authorities came saying they wanted to surrender and her relayed the message to the General.He married Nannie Lee (Doedy)Paul on September 11,1942 at San Luis Obispo,California.He was discharged December 12,1945.He opened a Ladies Ready to Wear Store in Mountain Home,Arkansas,known as Trammell's which he operated for 42 years.He was a member of the First Baptist Church and Mountain Home Area Chamber of Commerce.He was Rotary Club President,Chairman of the City Parking Authority from 1971-1979.Past President of Downtown Merchant's Association and Chairman of the City Park Commission when the first city swimming Pool was built in Hickory Park.He loved traveling,golf,fishing and woodworking.Ken is survived by his wife,Nannie Lee,2 daughters,Dawn Marie(Paul)Magness,Jr.of Mountain,Arkansas and Nan Ellen Trammell of Sheridan,Arkansas,one son,David Paul(Deb)Trammell of Mountain Home,Arkansas,four grandchildren,Allisaon,Darren(Tammara)Magness,Curt(Lindsey)Trammell,and Bo,five great-grandchildren,Hannah,McKenzie,Riley,C.J.and Kierston,long time friend Becky Mayfield of Sheridan,Arkansas,nieces Mary Agnew,and Diane Rushing,and their families of Colorado and several Morris family cousins.He was preceded in death by his parents.Burial will be in the Mountain Home ,Cemetery with Darren Magness,Curt Trammell,Bo Trammell,Hiram Byrd,Jr.Stanley Jones,Jr.and Bob Wedgeworth as Pallbearers.Those wishing to honor Hen's memory may make donaitons the First Bapisit Church or a Charity of Choice.Arrangements are by Kirby & Family Funeral&Cremation Services. 
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  William Marvin Trammell (1894 - 1982)
  Mattie E Trammell (1896 - 1958)
Mountain Home Cemetery
Mountain Home
Baxter County
Arkansas, USA
Created by: Rhonda
Record added: Apr 23, 2010
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Kenneth Lester Trammell
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Kenneth Lester Trammell
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Thanks for serving our country and keeping us safe Thanks!
- Rhonda
 Added: Apr. 23, 2010

- Rhonda
 Added: Apr. 23, 2010
Rest in Peace!God be with you and Bless you.
- Rhonda
 Added: Apr. 23, 2010

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