Clarence Laten Spradling

Born in Hamilton, OH on June 22, 1951

Departed on September 10, 2010 and resided in Fairview, TN

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SPRADLING, Jr. Clarence, Laten Age 59 of Fairview. Passed suddenly on September 10, 2010. Clarence is the beloved husband of Stella Joyce Marshall Spradling. He is a retiree of GM/Saturn and native of Hamilton, OH. He loved life, laughed often, and was a great dancer. He had the word of God in his heart and was ready to share with anyone at anytime. Father to Yolanda Spradling Hughes, Clarence Laten Spradling III, Jomi Shannon Holt, John Holt, Timothy Holt. Grandfather to Abigail Holt, Tyler Holt and Kayla Hughes. The son of the late Clarence Laten Spradling Sr. and Dorothy Spradling. Brother of William Spradling, Mary Henry Maurice, and Jeannie Vail Samuel. Visitation: Sunday, September 12, 2010 at Harpeth Hills Funeral Home from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Monday, September 13, 2010 from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. Service begins promptly at 2:00 p.m. Harpeth Hills Funeral Home, 9090 Hwy 100, Nashville, TN, 37221. 615646-9292 www.afamilylegacy.com

15 Comments to Clarence Laten Spradling

  1. Sue Williamson
    September 11, 2010 12:00 am

    Dear Joyce and family,
    We were so sadden to learn of Clarence’s untimely death. All of you are in our prayers. If we can do anything, please let us know. Remember the Williamson Bed and Breakfast is always open to you at any time. Love, Sue, Van, Trey, Graham, and Papa Holt

  2. Darlene Blower
    September 11, 2010 12:00 am

    Dearest Joyce,

    Your email was the sweetest tribute to the man I called uncle “Ju Ju.” Every description so vivid and absolutely acurate. To say he was special to me is a profound understatement. I have the happiest/silliest/kindest memories of him that I will hold in my heart forever. Thank you for your kind, loving words. He was ALL that and, as we all know, SO much more. So to you, Joyce, love and prayers always.

    With a heavy heart,
    Darlene his sister Mary’s daughter

  3. Denise Darden
    September 13, 2010 12:00 am

    My prayers are with the family. I worked with Clarence for many years in the GA building; me in Safety and Clarence in skilled trades. Always a smile on his face, even if he thought some Safety rules were silly, he always help with spreading the Safety message. I will miss him.

  4. Larry Smith
    September 13, 2010 12:00 am

    I am so shocked to hear about Clarence’s passing. I worked with Clarence in G.A. and spent numerous occasions talking with him. I will always remember his smile and I never saw him in a bad mood, a true testament of how God wants us to act. My prayers are with you, Larry Smith

  5. Nick Saites
    September 13, 2010 12:00 am

    My heart goes out to you and your family. I spent many hours sitting in a cart driven by Clarence as we worked the lines in GA, both during my apprenticeship as well as when I was his partner. He was a great person to work with and a joy to be around as he shared my love for humor. I only found out this hour that my big buddy moved on or I would be there now. He will be greatly missed, but I rest easy knowing I will see him again!

  6. Mickey Huggy Bear Hudgins
    September 13, 2010 12:00 am

    Worked with Clarence in body fab spring hill Plant.

  7. mike moore
    September 13, 2010 12:00 am

    He had a great sense of humor and I missed him when he left body systems. Good bye “Big Bird”.

  8. Tiffany Collins
    September 13, 2010 12:00 am

    I was so sad to hear of Clarence’s passing. I worked on his team in GA during my apprenticeship. I will never forget his smile and great sense of humor. My condolences to his family.

  9. don mckinnon
    September 13, 2010 12:00 am

    I’m very sorry for your loss, Clarence was a good friend and co worker.

  10. Dolores Marshall
    September 14, 2010 12:00 am

    Dear Family Members of Clarence,
    I am so sorry to hear of Clarence passing. I was his Training Coordinator in GA. I always enjoyed going to Clarence’s team center as I knew he had a laugh for me. He was a great guy and a good worker, always willing to help.
    Sincerely,
    Dolores Marshall

  11. Wayne Boyle-Parsley
    September 15, 2010 12:00 am

    My heart-felt condolences and prayers are with you and your family at this time of loss and grief. May the Lord bless you and keep you always.

  12. Allan J. Michie
    September 16, 2010 12:00 am

    Joyce, I am so sorry to hear about Clarence passing, he loved life and he loved you. I feel blessed to have known him and smile at the memories of our time together in the North shop. Nita and I will keep your family in our prayers. Allan

  13. clarence l. spradling III
    September 16, 2010 12:00 am

    i miss you so much dad..i love you.

  14. Doug Crawford
    October 28, 2010 12:00 am

    Neighbor and boyhood friend of Clarence. My sympathy to all.

  15. clarence laten spradling III
    June 30, 2012 12:00 am

    in tears thinking of you…