Clarence James Hoag, 70, of West

Helena, Arkansas passed away Thursday, August 26, 2010 at his home.

Clarence James Hoag, 70, of West
Helena, Arkansas passed away Thursday, August 26, 2010 at his home.
Mr. Hoag was born October 17, 1939 in Erie, Pennsylvania to the late
George R. Hoag and the late Helen Williams Hoag.  He was the pastor
at Seventh Day Adventist Church in West Helena.  He served for 46
years in the ministry, including as a school teacher for 2 years,
religious literature salesman for 12 years and pastor for 32 years.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years,
Betty Latimer Hoag; a son, Timothy Hoag (Kristine) of Sioux Falls,
South Dakota; 3 daughters, Sharon Carpenter (Steven) of Damsacus,
Arkansas, Karen "Kari" Thompson (Pat) of Rapid City, South
Dakota, and Erin Redic (Kenneth) of Conway, Arkansas; 16
grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; a sister, Beverly Stern of
Ooltewah, Tennessee; nieces, Becky Curtis (Doug) and Sherry Stern,
both of Ooltewah; nephew, Rick Stern (Shelly) of Ooltewah; special
friend, James Simmons of Siloam Springs, Arkansas; many nieces,
nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, and many, many friends.

He was preceded in death by his
parents.

Services for Clarence Hoag will be held
at 2 p.m., Monday, August 30, 2010 at Seventh Day Adventist Church,
8700 N. Rodney Parham Road, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205.  Visitation
will be Sunday evening from 7-9 p.m. at Roller-Citizens in West
Helena.  Burial will be at Bethlehem Cemetery in Greenbrier,
Arkansas.  Pastor David Farmer and Pastor Stephen Orian will
officiate.

Pallbearers are Jerry Allen, Jerry
Floyd, Donny Head, Aaron Jackson, Harold Martin, Larry Nance, Zach
Venable, Brandon Westgate, Steven Carpenter, Ryan Hoag, Tim Hoag,
Kenneth Redic, James Simmons, Rick Stern, Dallas Thompson and Pat
Thompson.

Services will be directed by
Roller-Citizens Funeral Home, West Helena, (870) 572-2571.  Online
guest book www.rollerfuneralhomes.com
.