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John "Jack" Chenault

Little Rock, AR, 1920 - 2011

JOHN "JACK" RALPH CHENAULT went to be with his Lord on Friday, March 25, 2011. He was born in Philadelphia, Pa on July 1, 1920 to Robinson and Elizabeth Smith Chenault. Jack was reared in Little Rock by Mary Jung Hoff and her daughters, Mamie and Minnie and later by his aunt, Fredericka Clay Chenault Hoff and husband, Theodore B. Hoff. Jack graduated from Little Rock Central High School. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps before Pearl Harbor and served in combat with the 2nd Marine Division at Guadalcanal, Tarawa and Saipan. He married Sarah Meek of Warren, Ark. on March 8, 1947. They removed their family to Dallas in 1958 and in 1983 retired in Little Rock, Ark. While in Dallas, Jack was a lumber salesman, pool-builder, remodeling contractor and weekend farmer/rancher. He was a Boy Scout leader and later in life carved beautiful birds, painted, and tied flies. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Sarah Meek Chenault; his son, John Chenault of Little Rock; his daughter, Starr Chenault Boschetti and husband, Mike Boschetti of Little Rock, Ark.; son, Larry Chenault of Dallas, Texas; five grandchildren, Mic Boschetti, Becca Boschetti Redditt, Lissa Boschetti Gilder, Bo Boschetti, Sarah Kathryn Chenault; six great-grandchildren, Chase Boschetti, Lane Gilder, Kate Gilder, Jack Gilder, Allie Grace Redditt, Conley Redditt. He enjoyed his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. Special thanks to Dr. Kimberly Curseen and the wonderful caregivers at Arkansas Hospice and Fox Ridge Retirement/ Chenal. Graveside services scheduled for 2 p.m., Monday, March 28, 2011 at Oakland Cemetery in Warren, Ark. by Frazer's Funeral Home. Memorial service is scheduled for 2 p.m., Wednesday, March 30, 2011 in the chapel at Fellowship Bible Church in Little Rock, Ark. Memorials may be made to Arkansas Hospice, Inc. 14 Parkstone Circle, North Little Rock, Ark. 72116 or Fellowship Bible Church 1401 Kirk Road, Little Rock, Ark. 72223 http://www.fellowshiponline/resources/online-giving/. Online guestbook and obituary at

Published March 27, 2011

Frazer's Funeral Home
305 South Main Street, P.O. Box 751, Warren, AR
Phone: 870-226-2633