On June 23, 2014, our hearts were saddened by the passing of our loved one, Mr. Ernest Eugene Clanton.
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Mr. Ernest Eugene Clanton (EC), age 45, of 15803 Allen Drive, Dinwiddie, Va., entered into eternal rest at Southside Regional Medical Center. He was born Jan. 20, 1969, to Isaac and Catherine Clanton.
He was preceded in death by a nephew, Devin Clanton; father-in-law, John Bonner; mother-in-law, Irish Mason; and brother-in-law, George L. Taylor.
He was a hard working man. He would do anything for anybody that needed his help. He loved fishing, playing chess, working on cars and most importantly he loved his family. He will be forever missed by all.
He leaves to cherish his memory a devoted wife of 23 years, Marion Bonner Clanton; his children, Shaundra Clanton (devoted), Schequale Davis; parents, Isaac Sr and Catherine Clanton; two stepchildren, Carlos Brown Jr. Sharniece Moore (Larry); sisters, Tiny Clanton, Theresa Clanton (Harold), Lisa Gholson (Keith), Frances Thrope, Joyce Clanton and Patricia Beasley (Harold); brothers, Isaac Clanton Jr., Lawrence Clanton (Marie), Eli Clanton (Sheryl); two sisters-in-law, Natasha Lee (Trent) and Jordan Bonner; one brother-in-law, John Bonner; three grandchildren; 12 nieces; eight nephews, amongst them devoted Mark, Rashawn, Terrell, Kendall, Bryan, Jeremy; five aunts and one uncle; a host of great-nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends.
A celebration of life will be held noon Saturday, June 28, 2014, at Little Bethel Baptist Church, Stony Creek, Va., with the Rev. Dr. David L. Banks officiating and the Rev. James Geter eulogizing. Interment will be in Clanton Family Cemetery, Carson, Va. Public viewing will be held from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and visitation will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday, June 27, 2014, from the McKenney Chapel. Funeral services entrusted to the Joseph M. Johnson Funeral Home, 530 S. Sycamore St., Petersburg, 804-863-4411.
Joseph M. Johnson & Son Funeral Home - McKenney
11107 Doyle Boulevard P.O. Box 188
McKenney, VA 23872
Published in The Progress-Index from June 24 to June 26, 2014