Paul E. Musgrove, age 71, of Mena, passed away Tuesday, September 9, 2014 in Mena, Arkansas.
He was born May 7, 1943 in Tulare, California to the late Marion Thomas Musgrove and the late Dovie Thompson Musgrove. He served his country in the United States Navy and held many technical certificates. He was a loving companion, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend to all who knew him and will be missed dearly.
He is survived by his companion and caregiver, Bertha Willis of Mena, Arkansas; daughters, Jenette McElfresh and husband, Keith, Sherry Serrano and husband, Hector, Paula Musgrove, and Michelle Musgrove, all of San Diego, California; Gloria Besker of Meridian, Idaho; Juanita Musgrove; thirteen grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; sister, Virginia Brown and husband, Don of Waldron, Arkansas; brothers, Brother Jerry Musgrove and wife, Scherrie of Mena, Arkansas; Henry Musgrove and wife, Bobbie, of Avinger, Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Marion and Dovie Musgrove, sisters, Betty Musgrove Simmons and Linda Musgrove Stovall, brothers, Charles Musgrove and M.T. Musgrove.
Funeral services were Saturday, September 13, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. in the Beasley Wood Chapel with Brother Jerry Musgrove officiating. Interment followed in the Cauthron Cemetery in Waldron, Arkansas under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.
Pallbearers were Daniel Simmons, Jared Simmons, Charles Kizzar, Robert Drake, Mahlin Musgrove, and Christian Brown.