Mrs. Clarice Penix, 79, of Crossett, died Tuesday June 12, 2017, at Baptist Health and Medical Center in Little Rock. She was a native of Strong, but had been a resident of Crossett for the past 59 years. She was a member of Davis Memorial Church of God and Christ and a retired custodian for the Crossett School District.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Herman White and her second husband Employ Penix; one daughter, Clara Lee White-Jones; her parents, Ferdinand and Della Tyler-Reynolds; four brothers, Fred, Willie, Henry and Gordon Reynolds; one grandson, Randal White; one great granddaughter, Kylie White; and a son-in-law, Cornelius Brown.
Survivors include two sons, Herman White and spouse Bettie of Pine Bluff and Michael White of Benton; three daughters, Doolrecy Brown and Dorothy White of Crossett and Sarah Butler and spouse Gregory of Marion, La.; six brothers; James Reynolds and George Reynolds of Oakland; McArthur Reynolds of Detroit, Robert James Reynolds, Arthur Reynolds and Leon Reynolds, all of Strong; two sisters, Della Lee of Emeryville, Calif., and Melva Reynolds-Hicks of Oakland; 24
grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 21 at Davis Memorial Church of God and Christ in Crossett with the Rev. Theodis Shelton, Elder Mark Danzy, the Rev. Curtis Jackson and the Rev. Herbert Holtwanger officiating under the direction of Cromwell Funeral Home, Inc.
Burial will follow at Ebenezer Cemetery in Strong.
Visitation will be 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Cromwell Funeral Home of Hamburg.