Clarence Lee Hardison, Sr.

Clarence Lee Hardison, Sr., 83, of Jefferson, N.C., (formerly from Newport and Kinston, N.C.,) passed away peacefully at his home, Saturday morning, December 15, 2018.

He leaves his wife, Dalene Hardison; son, Clarence Hardison, Jr., (Debra); daughter, LuAnn Fletcher (Tave); stepdaughter, Theresa Marie Weeks; grandson, William Hardison (Ashley); granddaughter, Lauren Fletcher; great granddaughter, Ella Rose Hardison; sister, Laura Clark (Ray); sisters-in-law, Shirley Hardiso; and thirteen nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William Josh Bill and Eula Mae Hardison; brother, Col. Jay W. Hardison (Joan); brothers, Stencil Ray, and Alton Dean Hardison (Joan).

Memorial Service, January 12, 2019, at Jefferson United Methodist Church at 2 p.m. Following the service, family and friends gathering in the church fellowship hall.

Memorials may be made to Jefferson United Methodists Church, Pastor Discretionary Fund or Irene Morphew Scholarship Fund, PO Box 236, 115 E Main Street, Jefferson, NC 28640.

Austin and Barnes Funeral Home is serving the Hardison family.