Rev. Charles Phelan Boone, 85, of Texarkana, TX passed away March 17, 2014 at a local hospital. Rev. Boone was born December 19, 1928 in Wynne, AR. He was a U. S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of Buchanan Baptist Church; pastor who served Southern Baptist Churches in Arkansas, Missouri, and Texas; Board of Trustees member of Williams Baptist University; served on Arkansas Baptist News Magazine; and Chaplain of Korean War Veterans Chapter 221. Graduate of Ouachita Baptist University, Arkadelphia, AR. and Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Kansas City, MO.
Survivors include his wife, Laverne Boone of Texarkana, TX; sons and daughters-in-law, David and Debbie Boone of Ashdown, AR, Gary and Shuler Boone of Cheyenne, WY and Bryan Boone of Texarkana; grandchildren, Wendy and Leslie Huddleston of Ashdown, AR, Lisa and Traye Hearn of Ashdown, AR, Valarie Boone of Cheyenne, WY, Bryanna Boone of Texarkana and L'ana Boone of Texarkana; 4 great grandchildren; plus a number of nieces and nephews.
Services will be 10 a.m., Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at East Memorial Chapel - Moores Lane with Rev. Don Brazile officiating. Burial will be in East Memorial Gardens under the direction of East Funeral Home - Moores Lane.
Family will receive friends from 9 to 10 a.m., Wednesday, at East Funeral Home - Moores Lane, prior to the service.
Memorials may be made to Gideons, P. O. Box 140800, Nashville, TN 37214; or Building Fund at Buchanan First Baptist Church.
Online tributes may be made at www.eastfuneralhomes.com.