Clarence George Tarkon

April 26, 1933 ~ February 13, 2014 (age 80)
Clarence George Tarkon, 80, of Spring Mill passed away Thursday, February 13, 2014 in Batesville. He was born April 26, 1933 to Steven Tarkon and Sadie Zarikie Tarkon. He served and retired from the U.S. Navy and the LeMoore, CA Police Department.

Survivors include his daughter, Theresa Howard and her husband Calvin of Spring Mill; one brother, John Tarkon of Palo Alto, CA; six grandchildren, Michael Funke and Tanya Funke both of San Antonio, TX, Elizabeth Theilen and Mike Theilen both of Traer, IA, Misty Murray and Rachel Smith both of Keystone, IA; four great grandchildren, Michael Anthony Funke of San Antonio, TX, Brandon Theilen and Brittany Theilen both of Traer, IA and Addison Murray of Keystone, IA

Memorial Services will be 5:00 P.M., Friday, February 21, 2014 at the Central Avenue United Methodist Church with Paul Seay officiating. There will be a private burial at a later date.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Central Avenue United Methodist Church, 1205 N. Central Avenue, Batesville, AR 72501

Special thanks to Pastor Paul Seay, Missy Carlile, Denny Baker and Peggy Kelly of Central Avenue United Methodist Church.

Love to Mary Vinson for all the special times and smiles she gave him.

Special thanks to WRMC PCU nurses for the wonderful care and compassion. A very special thank you to Kim Gilmore, RN, Michelle Perkey, RN, Kathy Levitt, RN to whom we wouldn't have gotten through our ordeal without.

All our love to Dr. Richard Van Grouw, Cristie Allen, RN, Samantha English and all the staff at White River Cardiology for all the wonderful care and kindness given to our father.

Arrangements are by Willis Funeral Service of Batesville

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