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Karen Clinkingbeard

Thursday, November 6, 2003

Born 3-1-1958 -- Died 10-29-2003

Karen Lynn Crawford Clinkingbeard, 45, of Calico Rock, Ark., daughter of Donald Leroy and Imogene Stroud Crawford was born March 1, 1958, in Joliet, Ill.

She died Oct. 29, 2003, at Pineville, Ark.

Karen married James Bruce Clinkingbeard July 10, 1981 at Salem, Ark., and to this union two daughters were born. She spent her working years as a wife, mother, grandmother and a sales clerk. She was a member of Calico Rock First Baptist Church and taught a Sunday School class called "Karen's Class."

Survivors include her husband, Bruce Clinkingbeard of Calico Rock; two daughters, Amanda Browning and husband, Aaron of Calico Rock, and Amber Clinkingbeard of Calico Rock; parents -- Don and Imogene Crawford of Salem; brother, Kenny Crawford and wife, Lora, of Camp, Ark.; two sisters -- Kathy Grissom and husband, James, of Greenbrier, Ark., and Konnie Coleman and husband, Tim, of Mountain Home; a grandson, Alexander Ruben Browning of Calico Rock, Ark., and a host of other relatives and friends.

The funeral was Nov. 1 at Barker Funeral Home Chapel in Salem with John Hodges and Jess Summrall officiating. Interment was in Burk's Chapel Cemetery at Camp, Ark., with arrangements under the direction of Barker Funeral Home of Salem.

Pallbearers were Ronnie Hall, David Humphries, Brad Coleman, T.J. Grissom, Andrew Crawford, Jody Clinkingbeard, and James Clinkingbeard.

Memorials preferred to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, Arkansas Affiliate, 904 Autumn Road, Suite 500, Little Rock, Ark.