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Clifford J. Ollison

September 12, 1953 — December 27, 2023

Prescott, Arkansas

Clifford J. Ollison was born September 12, 1953, in Gurdon, Arkansas to Mr. Albert Ollison, Jr. and Mrs. Dorothy Virginia Wilson, they were united in love on July 14, 1946. He Joined Mt. Cannon Baptist Church in 1960, under the leadership of Bishop L.S. Lloyd.

As a child, he was quiet and self-motivated. He attended and graduated from Bell High School in Gurdon, Arkansas. He then joined the United States Army in 1972. He was stationed at Fort Polk, LA. He did his active-duty tour in Germany. He was later honorably discharged.

He met and fell in love with Fannie “Cookie” Smith Ollison. They were united in love on February 14, 1988, they shared and cherished their love for 49 years and 10 months. They have no children but raised a great-nephew Rontarious Hamilton. His love for working on cars was sparked by watching and helping his father as a child. Clifford loved to hunt, fish, and play dominoes. He was a member of the TNT Hunting Club and was employed at Adair Logging.

Clifford was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers Charles Ollison and David Ollison. He leaves to cherish his memories with his wife, Fannie Ollison, four siblings Rebecca Ollison, Matthew Ollison, Rosemary (Terry) Wright, and Lisa Martin; brother-in-law, Richard Smith, sister-in-law Millie Smith; 14 nephews & 16 nieces, and a host of great nephews, great nieces, other family members, and friends.

Submitted by the family.

Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 6, 2024, at Cothran Chapel C.M.E. Church in Prescott, Arkansas with Bro. Marco Giles, eulogist.

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Service Schedule

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Saturday, January 6, 2024

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Cothran Chapel C.M.E. Church

422 Greenlawn St, Prescott, AR 71857

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