Hollis Clanton
Funeral Date: 4/21/2014

Obituary:
Hollis Clanton age 95, of Johnsville, AR died Saturday, April 19, at his home. He was born August 2nd, 1918 in Johnsville, AR a son of the late Samuel Wesley Clanton and Claudia June Woodward Reaves Clanton. He was a lifelong tomato farmer, a graduate of Vick schools, and a member of the Calvary Presbyterian Church. He was an avid outdoorsman, he loved to deer hunt and turkey hunt the year around, fished when he wanted too and when the farm work started, then he was straight business. He was also preceded in death by Martha Lavada Harrod Clanton, whom he married July 16th, 1938 and she died May, 6th, 1997. A son Everett Clanton, brothers; Elmon Clanton, Cason Clanton, Alford Clanton and Clifton Reaves. Sisters; Vashti Temple, Maudie Belle Ferrell, Cora Mae Baker, Nora Ferrell and Ruby Ferrell. Survivors include his son, Randy Clanton and spouse Judy, Hermitage, AR , his daughter Marcia Quimby and spouse Michael, Stonewall, LA. 6 grandchildren Beverly Clanton, Sam Clanton, Randy Clanton, Jr, Sherri Troegel, Darren Clanton and Kaylon Taylor. 10 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services were 2:00pm Monday, April 21st at Calvary Presbyterian Church in Johnsville with Rev. Wayman Mann officiating. Nina Harrod was pianist and soloist were Brittany and Shaun Martin. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery by Frazerís Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Randy Clanton, Jr., Dwayne Harrod, Clay Lowry, Brent Harrod, Brad Harrod, Scotty Ferrell, Marty Lee Wardlaw and Alex Troegel. Honorary pallbearers were Sonny Rainey, Charles Edward Ferrell, Kermit Ferrell, Ernie Ferrell, Carroll Gene Temple, Donnie Ray Lowry, Charlie Maxwell, Allen Ferrell, Marty Wardlaw, Eddie Ferrell, Dennis Hays and David Temple.

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Name: Leonard & Sharon Rice
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Name: Betty Hamilton Trussell
Message: I have so many fond memories of our families fishing at the Godfrey Place. I remember Hollis, Veda, and my Grandaddy Clanton frying fish and potatoes on the bank of the river after fishing all morning. Good memories and love to our families.

Name: Donna McDougald
Message: Kaylon, so sorry to hear of your Grandfathers passing. Sending love and prayers your way

Name: John & Paige Stell
Message: Kaylon - You and your family are in our thoughts & prayers during the difficult days ahead. Love, John, Paige, Jayson, Colt, Brayden, Brad, Jake, & Jared

Name: Debra Marshall
Message: Kaylon, So sorry about your Granddad. Thoughts sent your way. Debra

Name: Hugh & Brenda Quimby
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Name: Bill Kelley
Message: My thoughts and prayers are with your family.

Name: Scott Richards
Message: I'm very sorry about the passing of Mr. Hollis. I send my prayers, to your family.

Name: John & Sandy Gavin
Message: So sorry for your loss.

Name: RHONDA SIMMONS
Message: KAYLON, SO SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT YOUR GRANDFATHER. YOU ARE IN MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS

Name: Kevin Doggett
Message: Brooke and Samatha Clanton, So sorry to hear about your great grandfather. Mr Hollis was always a nice and caring man. He will be grately missed.

Name: Sandra York
Message: Blessings and comfort to you the family. No doubt Mr. Hollis is having a glorious reunion with family now.

Name: French & Judy Wynne
Message: Thinking of all of you.....sending prayers.

Name: Bob Butler
Message: I am a distant cousin to Hollis. I have known him all my life. I recall him going bare-footed most of the time. He and miss Veda were great people and great hunters. He was the last icon of Johnsville that I know of. I lived my first 15 years in Johnsville and have good memories of Mr. Hollis.

Name: Tammy Hensley
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