Carvel Clinton C.C. Sonny Gage, Jr.
Funeral Date: 4/27/2013

Carvel Clinton “C.C.” “ Sonny” Gage, Jr., age 72 of Monticello, AR. died Wednesday April 24. Born March 21, 1941 in Camden, AR. a son of the late Carvel Clinton Gage, SR. and Helen Louise Benton Gage he was a retired U.S. Navy commander, veteran of the Vietnam War and member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Warren. Also, preceding him in death was a sister Frances Rosemay “Missy” Gage and a father in law Kenneth Reep. Survivors are his wife Karen Sue Reep Gage whom he married February 1, 1986. 2 sons William Clinton Gage and spouse Lisa, Magnolia, TX. and Kenneth Carvel “K.C.” Gage, Monticello, AR. 1 daughter Pastor Angela Joan Gage and spouse John Michael, Paragould, AR. 1 brother Sheriff Thomas Gage and spouse Ollie Nell, Magnolia, TX. 2 grandchildren Bailey Leighanne Gage, Paragould, AR. and Cody Clinton Gage, Magnolia, TX. A mother in law Katie Sue Reep, Warren, AR. Brothers in law Kip Reep, Kay Reep and spouse Jeanie all of Warren, AR. Sister in law Kena Trammel and spouse Mike, Thornton, AR. Funeral services were 10:00 a.m. Saturday April 27, at Frazer’s Funeral Home with Bro. Zan Pierce and Pastor Angela Joan Gage officiating. Janice Sullivan was organist.



Name: WHS Class of '72
Message: Karen and family, we wrap our arms around you in love and prayers.

Name: Ricky Green
Message: My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Name: Charlotte Denton
Message: Karen, you and the entire family are in my thoughts and prayers. God bless and keep you.

Name: Jo Ann Rawls Peters
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. My our Lord hold you in the palm of his hand.

Name: Linda Montgomery
Message: I am so sorry about C.C.'s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you.


Name: Becky Quimby
Message: Karen, I am so sorry. Thinking of you and remembering you in my prayers.

Name: Trina Hughes
Message: Ms.Karen and family. You are in my heart and prayers.

Name: Barbara Hayden
Message: Karen, from all of Drew Foam friends- Mr. C C will certainly be missed but never forgotten. His kind words, love for his friends and life itself only begins to describe him. He has touched many lives at Drew Foam and helped a lot of people in their time of need. He was an honorable man, a true friend, and a valuable employee. May God wrap his comforting arms around you and KC during this difficult time. There are many friends here anxious to help ya'll. Please do not hesitate to call.

Name: Bevely Jackson
Message: Sonny was such a shining star in our universe --- as a favorit family member & a friend. He was loved & will be missed by many. Even though we did not see one another ofter -- we were close in our share of family memories. May God grant each of you a feeling of peace at this time. Let your family & friends be there to help bare the burden of loneliness these next few day, wks & months. Love to all.

Name: Amy Satterlee
Message: My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.

Name: Betty Robertson
Message: Karen and Family - My heart aches for all of you. Sonny was a joy to be around and his smile and loving attitude will be missed by all of us. You will be in my thoughts and prayers for healing now and in the future. Remember your family loves all of you dearly.

Name: Pam Viguerie
Message: Karen, please know I am thinking of you.

Name: herman hines
Message: Karen it saddens Me so much that CC has passed away, He was a fine Man and I consider Him a Friend as are You, I am praying for You and CC's Family. He will be greatly missed.

Name: French & Judy Wynne
Message: Sending much love and many prayers.

Name: Larry L. Stuart St. Louis, MO
Message: Karen and family, please know today that prayers for you and your well-being are on the minds and in the hearts of all your friends. God bless.

Name: Terry and Vanessa Young
Message: Karen, may God comfort you and your family during this time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Name: Nita & Michael Gilbert
Message: I am so sorry to hear of this. You and your family are in my prayers. Love you!

Name: Sidney Perryman
Message: CMR Gage re-enlisted me at West Lock in Hawaii, he also presented me with my first Meritorious Service Medal. Retired USN Master EOD Buddy Perryman

Name: Lindy Hestter
Message: Karen, You will be in my thoughts and prayers. I enjoyed working with you and C.C. at Drew Foam.

Name: Tammye Caldwell
Message: So sorry to hear about your dad. I know how it feels to lose a parent. I will keep you in my prayers.

Name: Patsy Rice Smith
Message: So very sorry for your loss. May God grant you strength, courage and comfort during this difficult time.

Name: Mike Wilkie
Message: Angie, our prayers are with you.

Name: Jerry Smith
Message: Sorry for your loss. Praying for you.

Name: John & Sandy Gavin
Message: We just heard of your loss tonight (Fri)at Weston's ballgame. You all will be in our thoughts & prayers.

Name: Fra&Jimmy Reep
Message: You all are in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: Mae Patterson
Message: CC was a wonderful friend to me during my time at Drew Foam. He was always full of encouragment. He will be greatly missed by all.

Name: Richard Mahone
Message: Angie and Family, Your father was my commanding officer out in Hawaii in 1979. He was very well liked and respected by all the crew of EOD Mobile Unit ONE. I left active service in 1980 for a short stint to finish my degree and your father was very kind to me and encouraged me to return to service which I did. He was one the finest officers I ever worked for. Your Navy Family here in Virginia are thinking of you.

Name: Mary Cash
Message: Steve joins me in sending you our love and caring. Having seen you so recently, it scarcely seems possible that so much has happened to you in such a short time. Our thoughts are, of course, with you and K.C.

Name: Anne Pierce
Message: So sad to hear about CC. Having lost my husband Don 2 years ago I just pray that the Lord wraps his loving arms around you as he has me. You and KC will certainly be in my prayers.

Name: Virginia Ulrich
Message: Karen, I am so sorry for your loss.

Name: Larry Fuller
Message: Karen So very sorry about CC. Janie & I just learned about this as we have been out of town. I would just like to say CC was a kind, sharing, generous, patient, & very smart man. He helped me so much to learn a little about Marine & EOD matters. CC kept Monark "afloat" when I worked there with him. I shall always be indebted to CC! May God comfort you & your Family in this time of loss. Larry Fuller

Name: Sandra Norris
Message: Karen, I am so sorry to read of your husband's death. I pray that you will hold on to the Lord and is word to get you through this difficult time. Love you.

Name: Gloria Sheridan
Message: To Karen & Family, Praying God will comfort you all in this time of sorrow and grief. He is ever present in our time of need, and especially so when we are heavy in heart. You may not remember me, but I am one of Sonny's cousins - better known in our younger days before we all grew up and moved in different directions in life. With deepest sympathy, Gloria (Irene's daughter)