On April 30, 1938, a beautiful baby boy named Carl Vester Chappell was born to Jack Chappell and Hazel Martin. He was the first child born to Jack Chappell and Hazel Martin. Carl was one of the six children born.
Carl received his education from the Tulsa Public School System and graduated from the Historic Booker T. Washington High School Class of 1957. He participated on the T-Town Clowns baseball team and performed some boxing. After reaching adulthood, Carl labored as a Construction worker for over 40 years at Barnell Ward Construction Company in Tulsa, OK.
On August 27, 1958, Carl married Irene Shepherd and there were no children born to this union and this marriage was later dissolved. Later on August 11, 1978, Carl married Carolyn Thomas and two children were born to this union: Lisa and MaQua Chappell and this marriage was later dissolved.
Carl’s main hobbies were playing dominos and listening to Blues music. He was known as “Papa Squally” to all who met him and he never met a stranger.
After 83 years with us, Mr. Carl Vester Chappell has a new home, over in Glory. He made his transition from earth to everlasting on Friday, January 14, 2022 at Leisure Village Healthcare Center under the care of Emerald Hospice. Carl was preceded on the journey to glory by his parents; Jack Chappell and Hazel Martin; his sisters, Frances Hura, Edna Hura; and his brothers, Reuben Hura, Willis Hura, Paul Hura and his grandson; Dejuan Woods, his granddaughter; Tasha and a special friend; Juanita Campbell.
Carl leaves to cherish his memories, 5 sons, Jimmy Tate (Wanda), Okmulgee, OK, Carl Lee Chappell (Sherry), Tulsa, OK, Kenneth Chappell (Bonnie), Tulsa, OK, Calvin Rouse (Joslyn), Beggs, OK, and Carl Ross (Karnetha Finch-fiancee), Tulsa, OK; 3 daughters, Lisa Chappell, Tulsa, OK, MaQua Chappell, Tulsa, OK and Antlea Renee Chappell, Tulsa, OK, 23 grandchildren, Lawanda Berry (Lamont), Okmulgee, OK, Jamie Tate, Broken Arrow, OK, Andre Woods, Tulsa, OK, Carl Chappell, Tulsa, OK, Tonika Woods, Tulsa, OK, Germaine Cooper, Tulsa, OK, Shanice Carlson (Ronnie), Broken Arrow, OK, Tiffany Guy, Skiatook, OK, Kevin Woods, Skiatook, OK, Marlon Woods, Tulsa, OK, Randy Woods, Tulsa, OK, Calvin Rouse Jr. New Jersey, NJ, Latoya Rouse Smith, Tulsa, OK, Carl Ross Jr. Tulsa, OK, Thomas Adams, Tulsa, OK, Terrence Adams, Tulsa, OK, Kenneth, Juan, Nina, Shantell, Sparkle, Kenda’ce, Shemeco all of Tulsa, OK and a host of great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and friends that will miss him dearly.
Visitation for Mr. Chappell will be held on Wednesday, January 26, 10:00 a.m. -8:00 p.m., at Butler-Stumpff & Dyer Funeral Home.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday, January 27, 2:00 p.m., at Butler-Stumpff & Dyer Memorial Chapel, 2103 E. 3rd St., Tulsa, OK 74104.