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Obituary: Farrell L. Chappell

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LYMAN, UTAH --Farrell LaMont Chappell, age 84, died July 4, 2000 at his home in Lyman, surrounded by his loving wife and children. He was born November 18, 1915 in Lyman, a son of William LaMont and Lenorah Belle

Cook Chappell, both deceased. He married Bernice Maxfield December 19, 1938 in the Manti LDS Temple.

Farrell served as a Wayne County Com-missioner for eight years and as a watermaster for 16 years. He was very active in the LDS Church, serving both a Stake Mission and a full time mission in the Arizona Phoenix Mission. He also served as an ordinance worker in the Manti Temple. He served as Wayne stake MIA president and also stake dance director for nine years. Farrell and Bernice square danced with a dance group for many years. They wintered in Arizona for 21 years and made many friendships. They were camp ground host and hostess for many years. In 1997, they moved from Lyman to Santa Clara, for their health.

Farrell loved music and played several instruments and sang in many social events. He enjoyed nature and loved to hunt, fish and camp. He was a rancher, farmer and at one time owned a hardware store and a sawmill in Wayne County.

He is survived by his wife; children: Narda Rose and R.G. Torgerson of Koosharem; Shirley and Walt Hanks of Grover; Myra and Kent Sharp of Riverton; Polly and Ken Armstrong of Santa Clara; Debra (deceased) and Stanley Peterson; Danna Kay and Lynn Orton of Greenville; LaMont and Marlene Chappell of Lyman; 43 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren; three brothers: Kennard Chappell and Wendell (Bill) Chappell, both of Lyman; Austin Chappell of Kaysville. He was preceded in death by six brothers and four sisters.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 8, 2000 at 1 p.m. in the Lyman LDS Ward Chapel. Friends may call for viewing at the Springer Turner Funeral Home, 260 North 400 West, in Richfield, Friday evening from 7-9 p.m. and at the ward chapel in Lyman, Saturday from 11-12:30 prior to the services. Burial will be in the Lyman Cemetery.