Luther Clay

Luther Leon Clay

Saturday March 14, 1942 - Thursday June 4, 2020
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Luther "Leon" Clay passed away peacefully at the age of 78 on Thursday, June 4th at Flo & Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, Arkansas.

Leon was born in Pocahontas, Arkansas on March 14th of the year 1942 to his parents Luther Van and Dorra Dauck Mildred Clay.

Leon proudly served in the United States Army and was a Vietnam veteran. He is best remembered for his sense of humor, playful personality, and his loving nature toward all members of his family. He was a great father, husband, son, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle, neighbor, and friend and he will be missed dearly.

Leon is preceded in death by his parents, wife, Bonnie Ann Clay, brothers, Wendell and Lavaughn Clay, and sister, Glenda Irene Robinson.

He is survived by his sons, David Clay and Jason Potter; daughters, Melissa French-Jones and Amanda Bailey; brother, Phil Clay; sisters, Donna Evermeyer and Charlotte DeClerk; 12 grandchildren, Brandon French, Jeffry Clay, Dustin French, Brittany Pantello, Kristen Muncrief, Cody Helms, Aaron French, Sara Helms, Olivia Eddington, Bailey Jones, Logan Jones, and Makayla French; along with his 15 great-grandchildren, Dakota, Ace, Kash, Olivia, Layla, Jett, Brantley, Georgia, Maverick, Cora, Evie, Hazel, Aiden, Lily, and Hunter.

Cremation has been chosen as the method of final disposition and the funeral service will be held for friends and family members on Friday, June 12th at 2:00 pm.
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    Friday June 12, 2020 | 2:00pm
    Friday June 12, 2020 2:00pm
    Fears Family Funeral Home
    2803 Hwy 67 S.
    POCAHONTAS, AR 72455
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Glenda Vandergriff

Posted at 01:05pm
So sorry for your loss. May God comfort and console you as only He can do. Prayers for the family.

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