In Memoriam : Donnie Clinton
Donnie Joe Clinton - age: 85
(September 11, 1924 to April 08, 2010 )
Resident of De Kalb, Texas
5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Saturday, April 10, 2010
Bates Family Funeral Home
Mr. Donnie Joe Clinton of De Kalb, Texas, passed away Thursday, April 8, 2010 at his residence. He was 85.
Donnie was born September 11, 1924 in Commerce, Texas. He was a retired Sheet Metal Foreman from Red River Army Depot and was a member of the First United Methodist Church in DeKalb. He was a 50 year Award Member of DeKalb Masonic Lodge #9, a member of the Scottish Rite, and the Hella Shrine. He was a Veteran of the United States Army Air Corps having served in the 302nd Airdrome Squadron during World War II and was member of the American Legion Post 488 in New Boston.
He is survived by his wife: Mary Caraway Clinton of DeKalb, Texas.; a daughter and son-in-law: Jan and Chris Moser of De Kalb, Texas; a son and daughter-in-law: Mike and Martha Clinton of Texarkana, Texas; a brother and sisters-in-law: Bob and Lavern Clinton of DeKalb, Texas; a sister: Ann Baldwin of Ennis, Texas; Five grandchildren and their spouses: Clint Moser, Chris Clinton and wife, Kelly, Mike Clinton and wife, Marci, Kelli Clinton and Michelle McWhorter; Four Great Grandchildren: Ashley Edwards, Kade Clinton, Nathan Clinton and Reese Clinton; and a number of Nieces.
Visitation will be 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Saturday, April 10, 2010 at Bates Family Funeral Home.
Services will be held 3:00 P.M. Sunday, April 11, 2010 at the First United Methodist Church with Rev. Tony Hoefner officiating. Interment will follow at Woodmen Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church, DeKalb, P.O. Box 396, DeKalb, Texas 75559 or to Dierksen Memorial Hospice, 6500 Summerhill Rd #200, Texarkana, Texas 75503.
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Sam Reeves - April 10, 2010 Contact this person
Mrs. Clinton, our prayers are with you. I know that he will be greatly missed.
Debbie Bookout - April 10, 2010 Contact this person
There are no words to express my heartfelt sympathy to you and your family. While there is nothing I can say that will ease your loss, I wanted you to know that I am thinking of you all. Debbie Barnes Bookout
Mark & Tammy Forsyth - April 11, 2010 Contact this person
Mrs. Clinton, You have always been there for everyone else, now we are here for you. You have our love and support in the loss of your husband. If there is anything you need please call upon us. With our deepest sympathy, Mark & Tammy (Ratliff) Forsyth
Sydnia Forsyth - April 11, 2010 Contact this person
Mrs. Clinton, I am sorry to hear about the loss of your husband. You are in my thoughts and prayers. With my deepest sympathy, Sydnia Forsyth
Sally Ashcraft - April 12, 2010 Contact this person
Mrs. Clinton, So sorry about your husband's passing. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Sally Roberts Ashcraft.
Susan and john Dempsey - April 17, 2010 Contact this person
Mary and family, We are very sorry for you loss. You continue to be in our thoughts and prayers.
Pat Hubbs - April 22, 2010 Contact this person
Mrs Clinton, This is Pat Castleberry and I am sure did Jo did not know of Mr.Clinton passing either. We are so sorry for your loss. But we all have the faith we will meet our family again with the lord and what a happy renuion that will be. the Lord will help bring your family and you thru this time I know that we have been there. mayGod bless you and yours
Betty Lulene Neves - May 21, 2010 Contact this person
Mary I was saddened to hear of Donnie's passing. I am so sorry I did not know sooner. I know what you are going through . You and Donnie were and are very special in my husband's and my life. May God wrap his arms around you and comfort you as only He can. Will call soon. Love you, Betty Lulene
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