Jack D. Clanton

Jack D. Clanton of Opelika, was born to the late Henry “Shank” and Arrie Clanton in Buttston, Alabama on January 24, 1927 and passed away at East Alabama Medical Center on Nov. 1.. He was 91 years old.
He was a Member of First Baptist Church of Opelika. He was a proud Veteran of the United States Army during World War II. He was involved in the Lions Club, Kiwanis Club, Alcazar Shriners, Twin City Lodge # 76.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Janet Clanton Smith; sisters, Jewel Teel, Agnes Clanton; brother, Floyd Clanton; son-in-law, Chris Smith.
He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Rudene B. Clanton; children, Reita Clanton, Dennis Clanton (Kathy) and Suzanne Baker (Rusty); grandchildren, Erin Smith, Meghan Clanton, Allison Till (Darren), Arrie Clanton, Chase Baker, Jesse Baker, Tori Baker; great grandchildren, Jack and Mason Till; sister, Dena Johnson (Robert) as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and other family members.
Visitation was held in the Parlor at Frederick-Dean Funeral Home on Sunday, Nov. 4 from 2 – 3 p.m.
Funeral service was held on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018 at 3 p.m. in the Chapel at Frederick-Dean Funeral Home with Dr. Mike King officiating.
Frederick-Dean Funeral Home directed.