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Clenton R. Cash, 79, of Benton passed away Jan. 8. Clenton was born Feb. 1, 1933. in the family home on Cash Mountain Road in Saline City to James Cash and Frances McDougal. He loved music and the outdoors.
Clenton retired from Alcoa after working 42 years as an electrical supervisor. He served as choir director for numerous churches and was a member of the Happy Day Gospel Singers.
Clenton was preceded in death by his parents; his stepmother; Edith Wood Cash; his wife, Dorothy "Dottie" Householder Cash; one granddaughter, Nicole Cash; four brothers, Ellis, Edward, Bob and Morris Cash; two sisters. Letty Cash Burks and Hazel Cash Hughes.
He is survived by five children, Debbie Turbyfill, Randy Cash and Lorna Higgins and husband Bill, all of Benton, Robert Mashburn and wife Jan of Texas, and Richard Mashburn and wife Aria of Arizona; seven grandchildren, David, Bartley, Daniel, Kelly, Kim, Brian and Renee; and 15 great-grandchildren.
He also leaves two brothers, Raymond Cash and wife Merrill of Benton, Alton Cash and wife Julia of Malvern; six sisters, Lorene Weise and Catherine Inman of Little Rock, Thelma Baggett of Haskell, Alma Raper, Shirley Evans and husband Bud, Joan Bowers and husband Maynard, all of Benton; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and Special Baby Daisy.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Indian Springs Baptist Church with burial following at Fairplay Cemetery in Benton.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Jan. 11, at Griffin Leggett Forest Hills in Alexander.
Memorials may be made to Indian Springs Baptist Church Sanctuary Upgrade Fund, 23581 I-30. Bryant, AR 72022.
Online guestbook: www.griffinleggettforesthills.com