Curtis Monroe Hull

Thursday, May 26, 2005

CURTIS MONROE HULL was born May 12, 1914, in Carroll County, Arkansas, a son of Burton Curtis and Eva Lena (Rice) Hull. He died May 13, 2005.

He was united in marriage March 9, 1935, to Opal E. Pinkley, having celebrated 70 years of marriage on March 9. To this union were born two daughters, Patsy Lee and Evva Donna.

Curtis was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Agnes Harp, Leona Quigley, and Mila Dean Ender; two brothers, James Cleo and Millard Burton Hull.

He is survived by his wife, Opal, his daughters and sons-in-law, Patsy and Glen Quigley of Eureka Springs, and Donna and Wayne Henderson of Berryville; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one great-grea-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; other relatives; and a host of friends.

As a young man he worked at the family saw mill (B.C. Lumber Co.). He lived 17 years in Tracy, Calif.. His other 74 years were spent in Carroll County. He was a master carpenter for most of his life. Some of the buildings he constructed include several homes in the area, commercial establishments, and seven Church of Christ buildings. He also built and operated the Rocky Top Speedway. He was 80 at the time he built his last home. He was a member of the Church of Christ for 58 years. He served as an Elder in the Church of Christ for 17 years.

Graveside funeral services were held Monday, May 16, 2005, at the Berryville Memorial Park Cemetery with Kevin Cauley and Don Edwards officiating. Interment followed the service under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Memorial donations may be made to the Church of Christ Mission Fund, 909 W. Trimble, Berryville, AR 72616. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.