Joseph Ronald Clanton
Funeral Date: 9/1/2008

Obituary:
Joseph Ronald Clanton, 81, of Warren, Arkansas died Friday, August 29, at John McClellan Veterans Hospital in Little Rock. He was born February 11, 1927 at Ingalls, Arkansas a son of the late Thomas Oscar Clanton and Effie Sled Clanton. He was a retired salesman, a United States Navy Veteran and member of The First United Methodist Church. Also preceding him in death was a son David Ronald Clanton, three brothers Ray Clanton, Ralph Clanton, George Clanton and a sister Mildred McClendon. Survivors include his wife Charlene Colvin Clanton whom he married July 26, 1946 in Warren, two daughters, Rhonda Herring and spouse Randall, Warren, Ark. Denisa Pennington, Little Rock, Ark.; one son, Scott Clanton, Warren, Ark. 7 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Two sisters, Lois Hilmer, Tucson, Az. and Madge Lasiter, Fordyce, Ark. Funeral services were 10:00AM Monday, September 1st at Union Hill Baptist Church with Reverend David Crooks and Reverend Gary Maskill officiating. Burial was in Union Hill Cemetery by Frazerís Funeral Home. Active Pallbearers were John and Ashley Herring, Matt and Kristy Little, Emily and Bobby Harton, Elizabeth and Reid McKinney, Brooke Pennington, Jacob Clanton and Joshua Clanton. Honorary pallbearers were Dr. Kerry Pennington, Mathew Pennington, Wilton and Opal Pulley, Bill Sharp and Rusty Rowell. Ruth Lephiew played the piano and Randall Herring played the saxophone. Memorialís preferred The Bradley County Veterans Museum or The First United Methodist Church.

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Name: Dave & Laura Owen
Message: With love and sympathy.

Name: Lois Hillmer
Message: With Love & Blessings

Name: Shirley Clanton
Message: With love and prayers to comfort in this time of need

Name: French and Judy Wynne
Message: Please know our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Ronald was a very special person and will be missed greatly!!

Name: Virginia Loomis & Jerry Burks
Message: Scott & FAMILY: We are so sorry to hear of your dad's passing. He was a wonderful person! May you find peace and strenght in God to see you through. With deepest Sympathy

Name: Carol Rainey Hoelscher
Message: Denisa, Rhonda and Scott....I am so sorry for your loss. Know that my prayers and thoughts are with your family. May God bless you and give you peace during this time.

Name: JOHNNIE ANGLE
Message: SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. MY PRAYERS ARE WITH EACH OF YOU DURING THIS TIME OF SADNESS.

Name: Preston Parker
Message: Sorry for your loss.

Name: Felton Parker
Message: Rhonda and your family I am so sorry for your loss. I will keep each of you in my prayers. I know it has been several years since seeing you and I hate that contact now is this way. May God bless each of you.

Name: LEVIE ANGLE
Message: WITY MY DEEPEST SYMPATHY. SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS.

Name: Dorothy Jeffers
Message: With my deepest sympathy. Sorry for your loss.

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

Name: Kristin & Mark Weeks
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Name: Kristin & Mark Weeks
Message: You all are in my thoughts and prayers. I'm so sorry for your loss.

Name: Becky and Cecil Rauls
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with each one of you during this time of the loss of your loved one.

Name: Don and Eloise Hunter
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Name: Frances Lucille Richey
Message: Ann and myself are so sorry to hear of Ronald's passing,he is in a better place.Love to all

Name: Cindy Smith
Message: Denisa, You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Love, Cindy

Name: Dana Shipp
Message: Your family is n our thoughts and prayers.

Name: James & Donna Berry
Message: Scott, Jacob & Joshua Sorry to hear about Mr. Ronald. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: Bill and Martha Sharp
Message: Ronald was the closest I had to a brother. We will miss him greatly. Our love and sympathy to all of you.

Name: Ronnie & Monti Bozeman
Message: So sorry to hear about your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Name: Don & Glenda Schwebel
Message: A father is a precious asset we all have. It is so hard to loose a father. God bless you all. Don And Glenda

Name: Richard & Karen McDougald
Message: Denisa,Rhonda and Scott. We were so sad to hear of Ronald's passing. Please know that you all are in our thoughts and prayers. He has gone home to suffer no more. May God bless and comfort you in your loss.

Name: Jamie Smith
Message: Rhonda, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. So sorry to hear of your loss.

Name: Campbell and Judy Wilkerson
Message: Rhonda and family, we were so sorry to hear of your loss. I have been there and know that, as well as you, that God will get you through. We love and miss you and will be praying for your family at this time.