MONROE – Clifton Aubrey Wann, 89, of Monroe, passed away Monday, March 29, 2021 in Fort Smith, Arkansas and was born March 28, 1932 in Pocohontas to Aubrey and Amy (Ladd) Wann.
Services are 2 p.m. Friday at Sugarloaf Christian Fellowship in Monroe with Larry Stacy officiating. Interment will follow at Monroe Cemetery.
He was a well-respected tractor and farm equipment mechanic in the area. He operated a family farm and a hay operation in Monroe for many decades. Clifton served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Monroe.
Clifton is best remembered by family and friends as a quiet, unassuming man. He was a loving father and grandfather. He set an example of how to be a loving husband and family man; by being compassionate and caring in all situations of life.
Survivors include his children Wade and Debbie Wann, Melba and J.D. Ford, Kathy and Jerry Davidson, Jessie and Eugene Tucker, Joyce and Bobby Denton, and Eugene and RayAnn Wann; 24 grandchildren; 33 great grandchildren; three great great grandchildren; sister, Natha Dean Robinson; brothers, Johnny Wann, Bobby and Dorothy Wann and Lonnie and Susie Wann.
Clifton was preceded in death by his wife, Kathryn; his parents; mother and father-in-law, George and Jessie Wilson; daughter Katy Corn and husband Ray; grandsons Danny Barto and Jerod Wilson; great grandchildren Evan Vincent and Bretlynn Ford; sister Nona Mode and Bill Mode; brothers-in-law Will and Mena Wilson, Isaac and Ellen Wilson, Bob Wilson and Gerald Wilson, and Ted Robinson; and sisters-in-law Suzanne Wann and Pat Wann.
Pallbearers are his grandsons Justin Wann, Steven Herring, Jason Tucker, Kenneth Corn, L.C. Brown, Jacob Tucker, Brant Denton, Tyler Wann and Jeter Denton. Honorary pallbearers are his great grandsons Keith Vincent, Jason Pryor, Tyler Werner, Tray Werner, Blake Werner, Conner Place, Dylan Tucker, Eric Tucker, Seth Tucker, Jerran Vincent, Lance Couch, Steven Couch, Noah Ward and Kendon Tucker.
The family will be at the funeral home Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. to visit with relatives and friends.
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