Clarence Lavern Wangle, 88, of Warren, passed away February 7, 2018. Born in Helena, Arkansas to Clarence and Ruby Gregg Wangle, he enjoyed life on the river as a riverboat captain.

Preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Betty Holloway Wangle and a sister, Jean Summerhill of Helena, he is survived by his sister, Gladys Beard of Warren; a host of nieces and nephews who knew him as Uncle Buddy; and other family and friends. At Clarence’s request, there will be no services.


Arrangements by Little Rock Funeral Home, (501) 224-2200. Clarence’s online guestbook may be signed at