|Birth: ||May 1, 1914|
|Death: ||Jul. 7, 2007|
Lloyd Issac Clevenger passed to meet his Heavenly Father on Saturday, July 7, 2007, in the Ozark Regional Health Care Center, Crane, Mo., near his grandson, Gene. He was born to Jess and Ada (Terry) Clevenger on May 1, 1914, in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He was 93 years, two months and seven days old at the time of his death. Lloyd was married to Opal Gideon of Hurley, Mo., in Ozark, Mo., on November 15, 1942. They had over 58 wonderful years together before her death. He was also preceded in death by his two brothers, Ernest Clevenger of Springfield, Mo., and Robert Clevenger of Clarksville, Tenn.; and his sister, Opal Conkright of Springfield, Mo. He is survived by one grandson, Gene Kilburn of Hurley, Mo., and several nieces and nephews. Gene, his grandson, was caregiver to Lloyd before he moved into the nursing home. His niece, Sally was also his caregiver for over three years. He and his brother, Ernest were both in the Army during World War II. They were in Sipon, Oak a Na Wa, Iwo Jima, and many other islands in the Pacific Ocean. When he came home from the Army, he started working at Dickerson Park Zoo in Springfield, Mo. He became the assistant to Mr. Sweeney, the supervisor. Lloyd worked at the Zoo for over 30 years before retiring. Lloyd was saved and baptized at the Rose of Sharon Church near Greenfield, Mo. a few years ago. He loved to go coon hunting in Missouri and traveled to Colorado to deer hunt. He will be really missed by his family and all his friends. He was a very kind and loving man. Funeral services will be in Greenlawn Funeral Home North, Springfield, Mo., at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 11, 2007, with burial in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home. The family wishes to thank the Ozark Regional Health Care Center for the good care Lloyd received.
Opal Gideon Clevenger (1910 - 2000)*
Greenlawn Memorial Gardens
Created by: Juanita Sloan Lowrance
Record added: Jul 09, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20368927