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Patricia Clanton
July 6, 1935 - June 10, 2020

     Mrs. Patricia Irene Clanton of Trumann departed this life on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro at the age of 84 years, 11 months and 4 days.  She was born Saturday, July 6, 1935 in and lived most of her life in Trumann.  She was a member of Valley Ridge Baptist Church and she enjoyed church potlucks, Wheel of Fortune, crosswords, puzzles and spending time with her grandchildren.  She lived her whole life helping and sacrificing for others.  She worked sitting with terminally ill people until they went to be with the Lord.  She babysit and loved kids as if they were her own.  She was the strongest lady you could ever know.  She fought through so many tragedies and came back stronger.  She loved her children, grandchildren, church members and everyone she ever met.      We have strength in knowing as she went into Heavens gates, Dad was standing there smiling saying, “it’s about time, I have been waiting on you”.  Lisa with her huge smile and infectious giggle, so excited to see her.  Chuck with his laugh, rubbing his hands together in excitement, and Michael standing there the same way as his dad saying, “come on granny Pat, you’re gonna love this”.  Zach waiting and hugging her saying, “man, I love family gatherings” and then Leanne with her beautiful smile saying, “it’s been a long time granny”.  And last grandma and grandpa saying, “welcome home daughter we missed you”.  We love you and will miss you so much, and we will meet you again in Heaven one day.      She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles “Charlie” Clanton; one daughter, Lisa Shuburte; one son, Chuck Clanton; two grandsons, Zach Wilson and Michael Clanton; one granddaughter, Leeanne Dunn and her parents, Noah and Hattie Hale.      She is survived by three daughters, Scarlet (Donnie) Dunn, Melody (Joey) Wilson and Melinda (Allen) Linton; and son-in-law Jimmy Shuburte; 15 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.      Visitation will be Friday from 12:00 noon to 1:30 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann.  A Celebration of Life will follow at 1:30 p.m. in the chapel with Rev. Bobby Floyd officiating.  Burial will be in Pine Log Cemetery in Brookland, AR.       Pallbearers will be Noah Tyler, Braison Morris, Sayler Linton, Jonathan Shuburte, Blake Linton, and Carl Wilson.  Honorary pallbearers wil be Jeremy Hicks, Robert Beach, Brain Watson, Jim Shuburte, John Stuckey, Dustin  Correa, Josh Barnes and Caliem Morris.      Online guest book can be signed at www.thompsonfuneralhome.net

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June 12, 2020
12:00 PM - 01:30 PM

Funeral Service

June 12, 2020
01:30 PM

Thompson Funeral Home Chapel
220 Viva Drive
Trumann, AR 72472

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  1. Renee Aspinwall , Jonesboro says

    Our hearts are so sad. She was blessed to have so much family. Even though she wasn’t family, in our hearts she was. Unfortunately we just were made aware of her service. We are thinking and praying for everyone at this time. We loved her and feel blessed to have her raise our twins! Love to all, Lee, Renee, Cade and Lindlee

  2. Billy and Monika Chaffin, Huntsville, Alabama says

    Monika and I send our deepest sympathies for the family. I can see Charlie smiling as he hugs and welcomes her home.

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