FORDYCE — Madge Clanton Lasiter, age 84, of Fordyce, Ark., died Wednesday July 3, at St. Vincents Infirmary in Little Rock, Ark. Born August 25, 1928 in Ingalls, Ark., a daughter of the late Thomas Oscar Clanton and Effie Sledd Clanton she was a retired elementary school teacher with 30 plus years of service and a member of First Baptist Church in Fordyce. Also preceding her in death were brothers Ray Clanton, George Clanton, Ralph Clanton, Ronald Clanton; and a sister Mildred McClendon.
Survivors are her husband Charles “Bear” Lasiter whom she married January 5, 1947. 2 sons Peyton Charles Lasiter and spouse Tracy, Little Rock, Ark., and Mark Clanton Lasiter and spouse Terri, of Australia; one daughter Karen Lasiter Pennington of Belgium, one sister Lois Hilmer, Tucson, Ariz., eight grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
Funeral services 10:00 a.m. Monday July 8, at First Baptist Church in Fordyce. Burial 2:00 p.m. Monday July 8, at Union Hill Cemetery in Ingalls, Ark., by Frazer’s Funeral Home.
Visitation 6-8 p.m. Sunday July 7, at Frazer’s and 9:00 a.m. until service time Monday July 8, at First Baptist Church. Online guest register www.frazerfuneralhome.com