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Charles Erwin

Friday, January 28, 2005

Charles A. Erwin, 88, of Bragg City, Mo., died Monday, January 24, 2005, at the John Pershing VA Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo.

Born Oct. 23, 1916, in Essex, Mo., son of the late Charles and Ollie Mae Null Erwin, he was a U.S. veteran, having served in WWII and was awarded two Bronze Stars and Good Conduct Medal. He was a maintenance foreman for Loxcreen Company, a member of the American Legion, a member of the VFW and was of the Pentecostal faith.

Survivors include one daughter, Judy Bowlen and husband, Jerry, of Marshall, Mo.; two sons, David Erwin and wife, Shelia, of Bragg City and Charles Erwin Jr., of Murray, Ky.; two step-sons, Neal Stokely, of Murray, Ky. and Jim Stokely and wife, Debbie, of Kennett; 11 grandchildren, George and Ashley Beatty, Hailea Erwin, Jennifer Hood, Daniell Berry, Melissa Young, Michael, Joe, Jimmy and Jamie Stokely and Misty Voyles and three great-grandchildren, Heath and Hunter Hood and Kaitlyn Stokely.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 27, at the John W. German Funeral Home Chapel in Hayti, Mo. with Brother Earl Martin officiating.

Burial with full military honors was held at the Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Kennett.