Matthew Hildred McClendon
- This eternal flame burns forever -
- in remembrance of Matthew (Mac) McClendon -
(January 10, 1918 - August 17, 2009)
Matthew Hildred McClendon, 91 of North Little Rock, passed away on Monday, August 17, 2009
at Arkansas Hospice Center in Little Rock. He was born on January 10, 1918 in Lewisville, AR;
he was the son of Sidney McClendon and Fannie Olive McClendon.
Matthew was a retired U.S. Postal Worker, and veteran of the United States Army.
Matthew was of the Methodist Faith.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his first wife Maggie McClendon, a son Henry Mac McClendon,
and a granddaughter Holly Janice McClendon.
Survivors include a wife Jean McClendon of North Little Rock; a son Dale McClendon and a daughter
Judy Ross both of North Little Rock; a brother Jack McClendon and wife Virgie of Ashdown;
six grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren.
Funeral services was held Friday, August 21, 2009 at Huson Funeral Home Chapel in
Sherwood, with Dr. Guy M. Whitney Jr. officiating, burial followed at the Sumner Cemetery.
Visitation was held at Huson Funeral Home in Sherwood.
In lieu of flowers, the family requested donations be made to Arkansas Hospice
at 5600 West 12th Street Little Rock, Arkansas 72204
Matthew went to meet our Lord
August 17, 2009
Mac McClendon was a charter member of Arkansas One, the first Good Sam chapter in Arkansas.
He helped establish many of the first Good Sam chapters in Arkansas, traveling around the state
and along with John Allen, the first Arkansas State Director and Charley Reveley. He was
instrumental in organizing and planning some of the first Samborees in Arkansas including those
at Hidden Valley in Hot Springs and Jellystone at Benton. He was President of Arkansas one
Dedicated to Matthew Hildred McClendon!
Though He's gone, He is not forgotten.
Though absent, Matthew Hildred McClendon remains in spirit.
Though once a worker, Matthew Hildred McClendon now rest.
by The Arkansas Goodsams
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