Clarence Eugene Poole, 93, of Eudora, passed away on November 27, 2016 in Little Rock.
He served with the 43rd Infantry Unit in the United States Army during World War II, receiving two Purple Hearts and a Silverstar Medal.
Mr. Poole was a lifelong farmer and rancher. He loved to hunt and was one of the founders of Harwood Hunting Club. He was a former president of Ross Van Ness School Board and a former president of Caney Bayou Drainage District.
He was born on October 10, 1923 in Neshoba County, Mississippi to the late Marion Turner and Rhoda Thomas Poole.
Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers and his two sisters.
Survivors include his wife of 73 years, Mildred Johnson Poole; three sons, Tommy (Becky) Poole of Eudora, Charles “Pete” (Joyce) Poole of Eudora, and Jerry Poole of Maumelle; eight grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held on December 1, from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. at Eudora Baptist Church in Eudora. Funeral Services will follow at 11 a.m. at the church with Revs. Jimmy Wallace and Jeff Tarver officiating. Burial will be at Mt. Carmel Cemetery.