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Obituary for Clarence J. Witherspoon
Clarence J. Witherspoon, age 87 of Chrisman, IL, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 21, 2014 at Pleasant Meadows Senior Living.
Clarence was born April 17, 1927 in Horse Cave, KY to Robert and Clara (Nichols) Witherspoon. He married Loretta Hugg in 1946 and they had two children. He was self-employed and worked in plumbing, heating and air conditioning for many years. He was a member of the Dana Church of the Nazarene. In his younger years, he enjoyed camping and boating with his children. He loved getting together with his family and was especially fond of his grandchildren.
He is survived by a daughter, Julia (Gerald) Hoult of Chrisman, IL; a brother, Ted Witherspoon of Danville, IL; a sister, Clara Folk of North Carolina; three grandchildren: John Hoult, Mark Hoult and Michael Hoult; four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers, four sisters and a son, Rex Witherspoon.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 26, 2014 at noon at Krabel Funeral Home in Chrisman. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service, beginning at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Franklin Cemetery. For those who wish, memorials may be made to the Pleasant Meadows Senior Living Activity Fund.