Born 3-23-1938 - Died 9-18-2003
Esther Pearl Pool, daughter of the late Clarence H. Casteel and Rena M. James Casteel, was born March 23, 1938, in Ethridge, Tenn., and died Sept. 18, 2003, in Koshkonong, Mo., at the age of 65 years.
She was united in marriage in Oct. 1991, in Conroe, Texas to Henry Pool.
She was a homemaker and worked as a housekeeper. She was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include six children -- Arthur Kelley of Koshkonong, Mo., Clarence Kelly of Granite City, Ill., Mary King of Koshkonong, Mo., Charles Kelley of Blytheville, Ark., Randy Kelly of Stacy, Minn., and Anthony Kelly of Koshkonong, Mo.; two brothers --Clarence Casteel of Bismark, Mo., and Theodore Casteel of Robertsville, Mo.; 19 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; several step-grandhcildren and several step-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband; one daughter, Della Kelley; one son, David Kelley; one brother, Frank Casteel; and two sisters, Clara Rinks and Timmie Tosh.
Services were Sept. 20 at Thayer Cemetery in Thayer, Mo., with Rev. Ron Richardson officiating. Arrangements were under the direciton of Carter Funeral Home Inc. of Thayer, Mo.
Pallbearers were Mark King, Mike King, Adam Huff, Ray Kelley Jr., Walter Marsh and William King.