Charles Everette Clanton
Funeral Date: 3/26/2009

Obituary:
Charles Everette Clanton, age 68 of Gravelridge, Arkansas died Monday, March 23, in Bradley County. Born July 23, 1940 at Johnsville, Arkansas. He was a son of Hollis Clanton, Johnsville, AR and the late Vada Harrod Clanton. He was a security officer for Kidwell Security, member Eagle Lake Crossroads Baptist Church, was football announcer for the Hermitage High School football team for 30 years, a former millwright, farmer, Bradley County deputy sheriff, attended Vick Public Schools and was a graduate of Hermitage High School. Surviving in addition to his father is his wife Mary Ann Rauls Clanton whom he married December 16, 1988. 1 son Charles Darren Clanton, Bunkie, LA., 1 daughter Kaylon Taylor, Johnsville, AR., 1 step son Michael Belin, Smackover, AR., 1 step daughter Gina Hemphill, Warren, AR., 1 brother Randy Clanton, Ingalls, AR., 1 sister Marsha Quimby, Johnsville, AR. 7 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were 10:00 a.m. Thursday, March 26, at Frazerís Chapel, with Rev. Bob Lonadier, Rev. Eddie Douglas, and Rev. Wayman Mann officiating. Music was by Ronnie Bethea, Joe McClellan, Gina Hemphill, and Shawn Martin. Organist was Linda Barrett. Active pallbearers were Ronnie Bethea, Joe Owens, Randy Clanton Jr, Sam Clanton, Scotty Ferrell, Calvin Outlaw, Hugh Harrod, and Alex Troegel. Honorary pallbearers were Dr. Wharton, Heath Reep, Brad Harrod, Brent Harrod, Matt Harrod, Jeremy Groves, Shawn Martin, Jason Groves, Sonny Rainey, Bill Troegel, Pirtle Deer Camp, and Eagle Lake Crossroads Men Members and Prayer Breakfast Group. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery at Johnsville, AR by Frazerís Funeral Home. Memorials preferred Bradley County Medical Center Auxillary, Bradley County Medical Center Benevolent Fund or Bradley County Medical Center Foundation.

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Name: Mark & Kelley Hollingsworth
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with your family during this difficult time. Mark, Kelley, Brittany, & Brianna Hollingsworth

Name: Julia, Linda and Paige Ins Dept
Message: Our Thoughts and Prayers are with you and your family during your loss.God Bless.

Name: Scott & Ashley Doss
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with your family during such a sad time. May God bless.

Name: Keith Snider
Message: Our thoughts and prayers go out to the famliy during this time of saddness and loss. Keith, Tracie, Lauren and Sydney Snider

Name: Bill and Angela Dawson
Message: Mr. Everette will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time.

Name: Rev. Charlie, Amy, Jake, & Julie Williams
Message: Mrs. Mary & Family, we were so saddened to hear of Uncle Ev's passing. We shared so many special memories from our time with you. From Christmas at Randy's house to being our special "doubting Thomas" at Easter. He always brightened our day with his smile, comedic relief and kind words. We will truly miss him. All of you are in our prayers and thoughts at this time but we know Everett is looking down from heaven upon us in laughter.

Name: Maylon Rice
Message: To Mary Ann and all the family. I was sad to hear of Charles' passing. You are all in my prayers.

Name: Kay & Bruce Brown
Message: Mary Ann & family, we are so sorry for your loss. God bless you & our prayers are with you.

Name: Wanda (Rauls) Reed
Message: God will give you comfort with the treasured memories of him in your lives.

Name: Ricky Green
Message: I am so sorry to hear of Everette's passing. You all are in my thoughts and prayers...Ricky

Name: Michael Frisby
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. God Bless. Michael and Celeste Gtisby

Name: JANIE AND LYN GRICE
Message: MARY ANN AND KAYLON WORDS CAN'T COMFORT YOU NOW ONLY PRAYERS.JUST ALWAYS REMEMBER THE GOOD TIMES AND ALL THE MEMORIES.HE ALWAYS HAD A GOOD JOKE.

Name: Shannon & Christy Pepper
Message: Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family. May God bring you and since of peace in your time of loss. May God Bless you all.

Name: Judy and French Wynne,Jr.
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this sad time.

Name: Fran and Ken VanDerZwalm
Message: We are so sorry for your loss. We are praying God will comfort you in this difficult time. Love Ken and Fran

Name: Donna Ozment-Raney
Message: To all the family, Mr. Everette was a wonderful man and he will be greatly missed. I will be keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.

Name: Alice Hill
Message: Mary - I'm so sorry for your loss. You are all in my prayers.

Name: Ron and Eva Nell Hoskins, SR
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Name: Becky and Buddy Rauls
Message: MARY ANN AND FAMILY, OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU. WE LOVE YOU.

Name: Jim & Ginger Anders
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Name: Judy Richard Cox
Message: Kaylon and Darren, My heart goes out to you, although I have not seen your dad in a long time, he was such a significant part of my early life. Our prayers are with your family. Mary Ann, our prayers are with you too.

Name: Mr. & Mrs.B.M.Johnson Cathey Adair
Message: Mary our prayers and sympathy go out to you and the family.

Name: Nancy McBee
Message: Kaylon and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers and sympathy for you all.

Name: Charlie Dean Gates
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Name: Melissa McCoy Thomason
Message: MARY AND FAMILY, MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH ALL OF YOU AT THIS DIFFUCULT TIME IM YOUR LIFE. WE'LL MISS "BIG E" AS I WOULD CALL HIM, HE WAS A SWEET MAN. I'M SORRY I COULD NOT BE THERE WITH YA'LL, BUT I'M THINKING OF YOU.

Name: jacqualin & jerry johnson
Message: Mary and Family, We cannot be at the funeral today, but will be thinking about you.

Name: Robert and Carol Sellers
Message: Your family is in our thoughts and prayers durning your time of loss.

Name: Jennifer Thornton Handly
Message: Darren, Kaylon and families, Thinking of you in your time of sorrow Jennifer & Jerry Handly and family

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