Now Loading


Richard L. Clawson

Richard L. Clawson, 98, of Smackover passed away June 22, 2024 at Ouachita County Medical Center. Born October 22, 1925 in Smackover, AR the son of George and Oma Clawson.


Richard attended a two year college, and worked as a lab technician for Lion Oil. He was also, a part of the Liberty Methodist Church in Louann.


Preceding him in death along with his parents were his wife, Loreacy; sister, Lucille Berry; Brother, Lecroy Clawson; and daughter, Sandra Gutierrez.


Survivors include sister, Joanne Smith and Melba Tomlinson; grandchildren, Kevin Chesney (Cheri) and Amber Raines (Michael); great grandchildren, Kevin Chesney Jr. (Kelsye), Brie Ross (Kelly), Lexi Raines, Hailey Raines, and Michael Jr.; great-great grandchildren, Cash and Conleigh Chesney.


A special family friend, who is more like a son, Tim Scott, has been a part of the family since his birth. Tim and Richard were inseparable. They have owned businesses together and worked together throughout the years. Tim and his wife; Phyllis, have played a huge part in caring for Richard. We are eternally grateful for the unwavering friendship, care, and love Richard found in Tim.


A visitation for Richard will be held Tuesday, June 25, 2024 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM at Liberty Methodist Church and Cemetery (Louann), 4314 Ouachita Road 2, Louann, Arkansas 71751. A funeral service  will occur Tuesday, June 25, 2024 at 2:00 PM, 4314 Ouachita Road 2, Louann, Arkansas 71751. A burial following service will occur, 4314 Ouachita Road 2, Louann, Arkansas 71751.


Condolences can be expressed online at