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CLARENCE D. WILLIAMS

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CLARENCE D. WILLIAMS

Posted: 984571200000
Classification: Obituary
Edited: 993944463000
Surnames: WILLIAMS, PHILLIPS, SMITH, FRIESEN, CENTER, HARRISON
Clarence D. Williams STATESMAN JOURNAL, SALEM, OREGON
Oct. 22, 1929 — March 11, 2001

Clarence Williams, 71, of Salem died Sunday. Cause of death was unavailable. (MARION CO.)

Born in Winslow,(WASHINGTON CO.) Ark., he served in the Navy from 1947-50. He was a pastor for 50 years at 13 churches in Arkansas, Texas, Kansas and Oregon. In 1964, he moved to Oregon from Texas and later to Arkansas. In 1987, he moved to Salem, where he served as pastor for Fellowship Baptist Church. He enjoyed traveling.

Survivors include his wife, Janice (Phillips), whom he married in 1942; daughters, Debbie Smith and Tammy Friesen, both of Salem; son, Randy of Salem; sisters, Maxine Center of Herlong, Calif., and Bonnie Harrison of Wichita, Kan.; brothers, Richard of Ridgefield, Wash., and Ernest of Coos Bay; and three grandchildren.

Visiting will be noon to 7 p.m. Thursday at Restlawn Funeral Home. Services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Hillcrest Missionary Baptist Church, Oregon City. Interment will be at Willamette National Cemetery, Portland. Contributions: Fellowship Baptist Church memorial fund, 4932 Regal Drive SE, Salem, OR 97301.

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