Clennis Odean Thompson

  • Born: October 22, 1937
  • Died: February 12, 2016
  • Location: Bald Knob, Arkansas

Powell Funeral Home

1272 Highway 367 North
Bald Knob, AR 72010
Tel. (501) 724-3201

Tribute & Message From The Family

Clennis Odean Thompson, age 78 of Bald Knob, died Friday, February 12, 2016 in Little Rock, Arkansas. He was born October 22, 1937 in Ethel, Mississippi to Charles Ephron Thompson and Belle Zadie Sims Thompson. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Dortha Thompson; two sons, Charles Thompson and wife LaDonna of Bald Knob, David Thompson and wife Neda of Beebe; seven grandchildren, Rita Treece and husband Adam of Greenbrier, Travis Reeves and wife Haylee of Ward, Randall Thompson and wife Embry of Bald Knob, Colby Thompson and wife April of Fayetteville, Holly Thompson of Bald Knob, Tyler Reeves of Bald Knob, Natalie Biggs of Beebe; and five great-grandchildren, Olivia Treece, Weston Treece, Amelia Treece, Andrew Thompson, and Gunner Reeves. He is preceded in death by his parents, Ephron and Zadie Thompson; brother, Charles Thompson; sister, Bettie Lockett Jones; and daughter, Elizabeth Reeves. Visitation is Saturday from 6:00 until 8:00 pm at Powell Funeral Home. Funeral services are Sunday at 2:00 pm at Powell Funeral Home with interment to follow at Smith Cemetery. Arrangements by Powell Funeral Home of Bald Knob.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Dortha and family - so sad to hear of Clenis' passing. We always thought highly of him. We loved his sense of humor and friendly ways. We know you all will miss him terribly. God bless you all as you wait for the glorious and grand reunion in heaven some day. Love to all.

Posted by Sam and Phyllis goodin - Judsonia, AR - Friend   February 15, 2016


Thinking of you all. Love you all so much.

Posted by Teresa and Hugo Castillo - Family   February 13, 2016

Dortha and family, we are so very sorry to hear about Clinnis' passing. Too soon after loosing Elizabeth. There are just no words that convey our thoughts, but please know that we are thinking of you and praying that God sends his healing power to all of you.

Posted by Kaye and Tom Winningham - Bradford, AR - Friend   February 13, 2016

Dortha & Family,
Each of you are in our prayers, now and the days a head. I was saddened to get the news of Clennis' death, he's rejoicing with many love one. We have many wonderful memories to hold in our hearts! My love to All. Cousin Margie.

Posted by Margie & Sidney Summerlin - Madison, MS - Family   February 13, 2016

Praying and thinking of you all today.

Posted by Jennifer Owen Larrabee - Santa Maria, CA - Family   February 13, 2016

My love and prayers are with you all. Even though I am far in distance, I am close in spirit and heart.
Quote by David Searls, "Seeing death as the end of life is like seeing the horizon as the end of the ocean." I believe Uncle Clennis is welcomed on the other side of the shore by his family and our loving heavenly Father.

Posted by Judy Thompson Grone - Englewood, FL - Family   February 13, 2016

I am so sorry and my thoughts and prayers are with you and Charles.

Posted by Lori Luck Drysdale - Headland, AL - Friend   February 12, 2016

I'm so sorry for your loss. Many prayers for you and your family.

Posted by DeShawn Robinson - Searcy, AR - Friend   February 12, 2016

Dortha and family my prayers are with you all

Posted by Carol Cagle - Bradford, AR - Friend   February 12, 2016