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Clem Whitmer

by Bradly Gill | March 10, 2022 at 5:00 a.m.

Clem Willard Whitmer

Clem Willard Whitmer, 88, of Muldrow, Oklahoma passed from this life March 6, 2022 in Muldrow. He was born December 12, 1933, in Fort Smith, to Clem Millard Whitmer and Iola Eslinger Whitmer. Clem was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in the Korean Conflict. He was retired from the Whirlpool Corporation and was a member of First Baptist Church in Muldrow. Clem loved his family and was a doting grandfather. He enjoyed fishing and dining on frog legs. Clem was known for his horsemanship, and could ride any horse you put under him.

Clem is survived by two daughters, Rebecca Louise McKinney of Hector, Arkansas and Cynthia Susan Burnett of Muldrow; one son, Clem Webster Whitmer of Muldrow; one sister, Dorothy Whitmer Berley; seven grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Eva Louise Whitmer, his parents, and two brothers Glen and Don Whitmer.

Funeral services will be 10:00am Thursday, March 10, 2022 at Edwards Funeral Home. Burial, with U.S. Army honors, will follow at Fort Smith National Cemetery. The family will greet friends from 5:00 to 7:00pm Wednesday, March 9, 2022 at Edwards Funeral Home. Services are under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Katie Drake, Lauren Drake, Jeannie Whitmer Morgan, Emmarie Mckinney, Faith Mckinney, Gail Mckinney, Beth Dommell, Kasey Dommell, Wayne Whitmer, Joe McKinney, David Drake and Lester McKinney.

Memorials may be made to the Disabled Veterans of Fort Smith, 6000 Zero Fort Smith, Arkansas 72903.

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