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Crawford Sylveston Hull (Papa), 76

Crawford Sylveston Hull (Papa), age 76, of Cabot, Arkansas went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, August 24, 2017. Papa was born in Little Rock, Arkansas on May 21, 1941 to Lawrence Crawford Hull and Stella Irene (Carter) Hull.

In July 1965, he married Merion Jean Smith and in 2017 they celebrated their 52nd anniversary. Together they cherished their 5 children, 12 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. He was a truck driver most of his life, had a green thumb, loved to read his Bible, whistle/sing, go fishing and love his family.

Crawford was preceded in death by his parents; his step-mother Juanita Fulmer; sister Irene Arnold; brothers Johnny Hull, Russell Hull, Atlas Hull, Donald Hull and Raymond Hull.

He is survived by his daughters Kemberley (Danny) Phillips, Kelly (Brad) Moore and Karen (Guy) Lemaster; his sons Danny (Chandel) Hull and John Hull. He will be missed by his grandchildren Seth (Lauren) Hull, Caleb (Ashley) Hull, Zac (MaKayla) Watkins, Hunter Phillips, Sarah Phillips, Emily Moore, Shay Hull, Alli Moore, Austin Hull, Anna Grace Ellis, Matt Lemaster and Josh Lemaster. Great-grandchildren Aiden Hull, Lilah Hull and Callie Hull. His sisters Betty Smith, Polly Hunter and Brenda Hull Williams; his brothers Carroll (Donna) Hull and Mickey (Marilyn) Hull. He will be missed by his church family at Bethel Assembly of God, Jacksonville, Arkansas and many more family and friends.

A visitation will be held on Sunday, August 27, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. until 4:00 P.M. at A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas.

A funeral service will be held in his honor on Monday, August 28, 2017 at 10:00 A.M. at Bethel Assembly of God, 7311 Republican Road, Jacksonville, Arkansas.

Burial will be held following the service at Harmony Cemetery, 865 Hwy 89 S, Sherwood, Arkansas.

The family would like to recognize the staff of CCU at Springhill Baptist Hospital and AR Hospice for helping us see he was ready to go Home. We would also like to thank Spring Creek Nursing and Rehab for loving and caring for our daddy, when we couldn’t be there; they became his second family.


  • Brenda McClain Posted August 25, 2017 3:21 PM

    Praying for you, sorry for your loss

  • Debbie G Allen Posted August 25, 2017 3:31 PM

    So sorry for y’alls lose of dad praying for peace and comfort for the family if there is,anything I can do for family please let me know love yall

  • Chasity Hawkins Posted August 25, 2017 3:32 PM

    John and family.. So sorry for your loss. Prayers for comfort, strength, and understanding. It was such a pleasure to have known this man my whole life. Always kept a smile on his face, and everyone else’s. I know him and dad are up in heaven making everyone laugh as usual. Heaven gained an amazing man. Sending lots of hugs to you all. 💙❤💙

  • Bobby Carter Schumann Posted August 25, 2017 3:36 PM

    Now you can talk an laugh with Dad and uncle James and the rest of the Carter Gang.

  • Ernie and Trudy Hall Posted August 25, 2017 3:56 PM

    So sorry Kelly for you and your family’s loss. May God comfort you and be with you in the coming days.

  • Sheila Standley Posted August 25, 2017 4:15 PM

    To the Hull family, my thoughts and prayers are with each one of you! Mr. Hull was a sweet man, and your mom is so precious! There is no doubt how much he loved his family. So many good and fun memories when we all lived in Creekdale. May God Bless each of you and give you comfort and peace in the days ahead🙏🏻❤️

  • Jerri Carter Posted August 25, 2017 4:30 PM

    May God Bless everyone of you with his love and comfort. You had a wonderful daddy, I never heard an unkind word said about him…

  • Terminix Posted August 25, 2017 5:11 PM

    To the Hull family, our prayers for peace and comfort are extended to you. Your Terminix family in Fort Smith

  • Mark Jolly Posted August 25, 2017 6:03 PM

    * sure wnjoyed all those Creekdale years, watching Crawford and Jean raise all of you chillins. Heaven is now a more valuable place. If you have Jesus as your Savior-Lord-King…you wi)l see Crawford-Daddy-Poppa again!

  • Karla and Gerald Van Brunt Posted August 25, 2017 8:00 PM

    Kelly, Brad and family our hearts and prayers are with your family. May God wrap his arms around you and give you comfort.

  • Shawn and Gena wilkins Posted August 25, 2017 8:24 PM

    Sorry for ur loss praying for John and the family! During this time!

  • Andrea Poole Posted August 26, 2017 10:58 AM

    Hey Hull I love y’all. I’m praying for all of you . I know pawpaw is at peace running around up there in heaven having a glorious time

  • Deborah Penry-Hull Kerstiens Posted August 26, 2017 11:36 AM

    My sweet Uncle will be dearly missed by his family. My love goes out to wife Jean, and their children. God Bless you all.

  • James Carpenter Posted August 26, 2017 4:30 PM

    Condolences to the entire family. Crawford was an old childhood friend from many years ago. Rest in Peace old friend.

  • Fred & Sue Brown Posted August 26, 2017 4:42 PM

    Jean & family, Sue & I offer our sincere condolences in time of your loss. I will always remember
    the great days of living in Creekdale and watching all the kids grow up and all the fun we had. Every time Crawford walked by our place he always had something funny to tell me. Best wishes to your entire family. May Crawford rest in peace.

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