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Clarence Junior “CJ” Harmon, 93


CJ Harmon

Clarence Junior “CJ” Harmon, 93, of Flora, was called home by his Lord and Savior on Mon.-Dec. 1, 2014 at 8:50am, at IU Health Arnett Hospital-Laf. He was born on Oct. 21, 1921 in Cambria, to the late Clarence Vernon & Goldie Ellen Fish Harmon. His marriage of 67 years was to Lola Mae Kenrick on Feb. 15, 1942, and she preceded him in death on Sept. 19, 2009. He was a proud graduate of Cutler High School class of 1940, and played basketball for the Wildcats 1939-1940 sectional championship team. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of WWII, stationed in Anchorage, Alaska, where he served in the Army 183rd Station Hospital. He was promoted to Private First Class on Mar. 1, 1943, and was honorably discharged in Dec.-1945. During his lifetime he had numerous occupations, all different and challenging. He was a Mobile Oil Distributor, sold real estate for the Stout Agency, and in 1970 he built Mae-J’s Mobile Home Court in Flora. Upon retirement, he and his wife spent many winters in Dania, FL. The only thing CJ loved more than God and his family was golf. He played every chance he got, and always played on Thursday. He was very proud of being able to play in the 1995 Honda Classic in Florida. CJ was a member of the Flora First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) where he served as an Elder., Deacon, and member of the choir. He was a past worshipful master of the former Flora Lodge #605 F&AM. He was a lifetime member of the Flora American Legion Post 222.

Surviving: 3 daughters-Janis Hahn of Pensacola, FL, Joyce Harmon of Rochester, & Joretta & Bill Tinsman of Flora. 2 grandchildren: Jodi Hahn of Pensacola, FL, Rustin & Kayla Tinsman of Flora. 2 great grandchildren: Travis & Brooklyn Tinsman. Preceded in death by a sister Virginia Phebus, and an infant brother.

Services: Friends may call Thursday from 5-8pm at Baker-Abbott Funeral Home, Flora. Funeral service Friday 10am at the Flora First Christian Church, Rev. Woody Slade officiating. Burial at Maple Lawn Cemetery, Flora. Military honors by the Carroll County Honor Guard. Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers to Carroll Manor Home, or the Cutler Alumni Scholarship Fund, envelopes available at the funeral home.