Robert Cleon Arender, 76, passed away Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at his home after an extended illness. Visitation will be Friday, July 29, 2011 from 5:00 – 8:00 pm at Baldwin-Lee Funeral Home in Pearl. Funeral services will be Saturday at 10:00 am in the funeral home chapel with interment in Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery, Brandon.
Mr. Arender was a member of Park Place Baptist Church. His hobbies included playing golf. His grandchildren were the light of his life; he faithfully attended their sporting and school events and loved spending time with them.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Joyce Arender; daughter, Theresa Ormon and her husband Shane of Clinton; his only grandchildren, Grae, Rivers and Collins Ormon; brother, Jay Arender and wife Claudia of Polkville; sisters, Audrey Rhinewalt of Morton and Mary Adair and her husband John of Brandon.