Obituary – Clarence Everett Strong (1947 – 2019)


Clarence Everett Strong of Booneville, Arkansas passed
from this life, Monday, February 25, 2019 in Ft. Smith, Arkansas. Clarence was
born December 14, 1947 to John A. Strong and Marie A. (Bryant) Strong in Lake
City, Arkansas. He was 71 years, 2 months and 11 days old.

proudly served in the United States Army during the Korean War and the Vietnam
War. He enjoyed tinkering with mechanic work and building stuff. His loved his
family and he was very fond of his dog.

leaves behind to cherish his memory, one daughter, Chastity Strong, three sons,
Mark Churchman, Everett Strong and Steven and Chantal Strong. Clarence will
forever remain in the hearts of grandchildren. Clarence is also survived by
three sisters, Irene Preston, Helen Cockerill and
Bernice Ford. Clarence will be missed by all that knew him and the many whose
lives he impacted including numerous nieces and nephews, neighbors, friends and
loved ones.

is preceded in death by his wife, Marie McCubbin Strong,
his parents, John Strong and Marie Bryant, two sons: B.J. Strong and Barry
Strong, and his siblings: Ray, Norman, Freddy, Tom, Johnny, John, Joe, Bruce,
Maxine, Imagene,
Shirley, Ruth Ann and Billie and one grandson, Thomas.

graveside life celebration will be Thursday, February 28, 2019 at Ware Chapel Cemetery
near Scranton, Arkansas. Interment will follow. Arrangements are being
entrusted to Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.

pallbearers will be Mark Churchman, Everett Strong, Steven Strong, Wayne
Preston, Jason Phillips and Roy LaRue.

visitation will be Thursday, February 28, from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at
the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Waldron, Arkansas.

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Tammy Teague

Tammy Teague

Mansfield native, with roots in Scott County. Daughter, sister, wife and Christian. Education: 1995 MHS graduate; 1999 Arkansas Tech University Graduate - BA in Journalism. Career: Managing Editor - The Citizen; Copy Writer - Southwest Times Record; 20+ years experience in the news.

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