Clifford Evan Marks

Clifford Evan Marks, age 83, of Henderson, Nev., formerly of Gurdon, passed from this life on Friday, July 29, 2022, at his home.

He was born July 10, 1939, in Gurdon, the son of the late Elgy Humphries and Mary Cornelia Aylor Marks. Clifford was a United States Air Force veteran proudly serving his country. He moved to Henderson and worked for the United States Postal Service delivering mail on the Las Vegas Strip. Clifford retired from Montgomery Ward and received numerous sales awards and recognitions during his career. He later owned and operated a successful key and locksmith business which he thoroughly enjoyed. 

Clifford always enjoyed his trips back to Arkansas spending time at the ole home place and reminiscing with family and friends. He faithfully attended Neighborhood Church in Henderson where he was a member. Clifford enjoyed restoring his antique cars, playing his guitar and trading the stock market. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; an infant sister, Cornelia; and one sister, Edna Partridge.

Clifford is survived by one brother, Avon Marks of Gurdon; one sister, Vada Smithpeters of Rogers; one niece, Annette Partridge Wehunt (Glenn) of Caddo Gap; two nephews, Keith Smithpeters (Amber) of Fayetteville and Kevin Smithpeters (Tara) of Fort Smith; one great-niece, Savannah Vandermeid of Glenwood; two great-nephews, Hunter Wehunt of Glenwood and Jacob Smithpeters of Fayetteville; one great-great-niece, Marissa Vandermeid of Caddo Gap; and one great-great-nephew, Andrew Wehunt of Caddo Gap.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, at the First Assembly of God Church in Gurdon with Pastor Glenn Wehunt officiating. Visitation will be held from 2-3 p.m. Saturday at the church. Interment will be in Deceipher Cemetery at Gurdon.

Memorials may be made to Deceipher Cemetery Fund c/o Bob Cowling, 163 Two Bob Ln, Arkadelphia, AR 71923.

Final arrangements are entrusted to The Welch Funeral Home of Arkadelphia. Visit to sign the guest book.

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