Clarence Daniels Sr.
Published 11:42 am Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, at the Shady Grove M.B. Church for Mr. Clarence Daniels Sr. who died Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019.
Rev. Michael Smith officiated with his daughter, Pastor Joyce Kelly delivering the eulogy. The interment was in the church cemetery with Laird Mortuary in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Clarence Daniels Sr. was born on Aug. 23, 1936, in Prentiss, to Son Daniels and Mae Etta Newsome Daniels.
On Jan. 8, 1955, Clarence united in Holy Matrimony to Vera Stanfield Daniels. Their union was blessed with five children. Deacon Daniels accepted Christ and united with Shady Grove M.B. Church at a young age.
During his time of fellowship, he faithfully served on the Deacon Board, Trustee Board, Usher Board, the President of the Brotherhood and a member of the Male Chorus.
Clarence was a devoted family man, a faithful church member, and a child of God.
He was preceded in death by his father Son Daniels, mother Mae Etta Daniels, daughter Betty Jo Daniels, granddaughters Kandie Wilks-Mallard and Chante Edrice Daniels and siblings.
He is survived by his wife Vera Daniels, his sons James Howard Daniels Sr. and Clarence Edward Daniels Jr., two daughters, Joyce Windelvon (Christopher) Kelly, and Crystal Marie (Fabian) Wiley, and his loving grandchildren, great-grandchildren, brother, brother-in-laws, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends that loved him.