Chere Ann Harris Clingen, 52, of Crossett, died October 5, 2020, at her home.
She was born on March 10, 1968, in Bastrop, Louisiana to her parents, Charlie Harris Sr. and Carol Ann Middlebrooks Harris.
Chere was a homemaker and a member of Pine Grove Community Church.
She was known for her big heart, her honest and outspoken personality, and always being the center of attention. She loved her grandchildren and enjoyed spending time with all of her family, especially during the holidays. She enjoyed going camping at her daughter Crista’s, deer hunting, and crafting things such as wreaths and other home decor.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her mother and father-in-law, Lemmie and Josephine Clingen; and one grandchild Justin Clinger, Jr.
Chere is survived by her husband of 28 years, Author Manuel Clingen, Sr.; two sons, Author Clingen, Jr., and fiancé, Heidi Davis, of Hamburg, and Justin Clingen and wife, Destiney, of Oak Grove, Louisiana; three daughters, Rebecca Carrol and husband, James, of Oak Grove, Louisiana, Crista Jackson and husband, Ricky, Jr. of Mer Rouge, Louisiana, and Charlay Harris of Conway; three brothers, Charlie (Boog) Harris of Bastrop, La, Kirt Harris and wife, Sharon, also of Bastrop, Jody David Harris and wife, Susan, of Greenbrier; along with 19 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held Thursday, October 8, at 10 a.m. at Pine Grove Community Church, 17678 Oscar Lum Rd, Bastrop, Louisiana, with Bro. Doug Edwards officiating. Interment will be at Tillou Cemetery under the direction of Medders Funeral Home.
Pallbearers are Chris Alex, Nic Harris, Little Man, Drake Harris, Ricky Jackson, and Dalton Jackson. Honorary pallbearers are Author, Jr. (Bubba) and Justin Clingen.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, October 7 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Pine Grove Community Church in Bastrop.