Funeral services for Jody Chappell, 45, of Lufkin will be held Tuesday, April 1, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. in the Lufkin State School Chapel with Chaplain Greg Freijo officiating. Graveside services will be held at 3:30 p.m. in the Pecan Grove Memorial Park, McKinney, Texas.
Mr. Chappell was born January 4, 1963 in Monahans, Texas to Jo Ann (Foster) and Joe Dee Chappell, Sr., and died Wednesday, March 26, 2008 in a local hospital.
Mr. Chappell had resided in Lufkin for the past 37 years. He loved country and western music, looking at magazines, eating cookies and taking car rides.
Survivors include his mother, Jo Foster of Allen; sister, Kerry Chappell of Frisco; brother and sister-in-law, Brandon and Sheryl Chappell of Mansfield; and an uncle, numerous aunts and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his father, Joe Dee Chappell, Sr., grandparents, Abe and Audie Chappell and Helen Poole; aunt, Wilma Rabe; and uncle, Arthur Foster.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Lufkin State School, P.O. Drawer 1648, Lufkin, Texas 75902.
The family will welcome friends and loved ones from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday evening at the funeral home.
Carroway-Claybar Funeral Home, Lufkin, directors.