Arthur Slagle

Thursday, August 22, 2002

Arthur L. Slagle, 88, of Austin, Texas, died Monday, Aug. 19, 2002.

He was born in Gainesville, Texas.

Slagle lived in Cape Girardeau from 1920 to 1954, and had been a member of Maple United Methodist Church. He had also lived in Rogersville, Mo., and Alamo, Texas.

He was employed 30 years with Southwestern Bell in numerous capacities, retiring as a wire chief.

Slagle served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a Mason many years.

Survivors include a sister, Dorothy Roth of Cape Girardeau; two grandchildren; and two great-granddaughters.

He was preceded in death by a son.

Friends may call at Harrell Funeral Home in Austin from 6 to 8 p.m. today.

Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio, Texas.