Charles Edward Drennon, Sr., age 82, of Lexa, Arkansas passed away Sunday, June 3, 2018 at his home. Charles was known by many of kinfolks and friends as “Sonny”. He worked a family farm and he owned a cotton gin and a general store throughout his life. He did not have many hobbies however, Sonny loved country music and raising watermelons with his grandchildren. Most of all, he loved his family. Charles was a good husband, father and grandfather.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara Clark Drennon; five sons, Charles Edward, Jr. (Pam), Carl Ray (Karen), Robert Dale (Michele), Daniel Joe (Lorrie) and Adam Baxter Clark (Jennifer); eleven grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren; and three sisters.
Sonny was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Silvia Drennon, three brothers and one sister.
A funeral service for Charles “Sonny” Drennon will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, June 7, 2018 at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home. Visitation will be Wednesday evening from 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at Central Cemetery in Lexa. Brother Mark Spencer will officiate.
Pallbearers are his grandsons, Bobby Drennon, Baxter Drennon, Stephen Drennon, Tyler Drennon, Michael Drennon, Triston Simpson and Kenneth Holbert. Honorary pallbearers are Shaunta King, Sarah Drennon, Kristen Drennon, Rebekah Drennon, McKenzie Drennon and Rechel Drennon.
Services will be directed by Roller-Citizens Funeral Home, West Helena, (870) 572-2571. Relatives and friends may sign the online guestbook at http://www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/westhelenawww.rollerfuneralhomes.com/westhelena.