Graveside services are scheduled for 1:00 P.M., on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at South Park Cemetery for C.L. Faubus Sr., 88 who passed away on February 13, 2014 at Lovelace Regional Hospital. C.L. had been a resident of Roswell since 1968. Herbert Watson of Church of Christ in Clovis, New Mexico will officiate.
He was born in Cottonwood, Texas on May 25, 1925, and was married 63 years to Doris Burrows Faubus, who preceded him in death in 2009. He has also been preceded in death by his parents, 3 brothers and 2 sisters.
He is survived by a son: Col. C.L. Faubus, Jr. of Brighton, Missouri, and wife Susan; one daughter: Sharon Harral and husband Ronnie, of Corona, New Mexico; five grandchildren: Amy Wright, Alena Brandenberger, Jerrod Harral, Jamie Faubus McCarty and Jackie Snyder; six great grandchildren: Aubrey Brandenberger, Megan Weil, Koelle Brandenberger, Kourtney Brandenberger, Sydne Harral, and Adyson Harral.
C.L. owned Klassic Cleaners from 1971-1991, but still worked there some until 2011. He was an avid gardener, and especially loved growing tomatoes and roses. He was a devout Christian and will be much loved and missed by all his family.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Ronnie Harral, Jerrod Harral, Jeff Brandenberger, Michael Koonce, and Col. C.L. Faubus Jr.
Memorials may be made to your favorite charity.
Friends may leave condolences online at www.lagronefuneralchapels.com.
Arrangements are under the directions and personal care of LaGrone Funeral Chapel.