Clarence E. Armes


Clarence E. Armes, 93, passed away Friday morning, Oct. 23, 2015, at his residence in Greenwood.

He was born May 29, 1922, in Davis County to Jack D. and Martha Jane (Potts) Armes.

He married Dorothy F. (Warren) Armes on Feb. 14, 1948. She preceded him in passing.

He is survived by one son, John (Terry) Armes of Bargersville; three grandchildren, Shelby Bleke, Mandy Hurrle and Erika Garrett; four great-grandchildren, Mackenzee Bleke, and Emma, Ethan and Ella Hurrle; and a daughter-in-law, Jane Armes.

He was preceded in passing by his parents; wife, Dorothy; son, Frank D. Armes; and siblings, Wilbur Armes, Roy Armes, Harold Armes, “Babe” Armes and Mildred Davis.

Clarence attended school in Washington, Indiana.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during World War II.

He was employed by Ford Motor Co. for several years, retiring in 1983.

Clarence was a member of Emmanuel Church and attended Calvary Baptist Church. He was a former Mason.

He enjoyed farming and gardening.

A celebration of Clarence’s life will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Flinn & Maguire Funeral Home, 2898 N. Morton St. (U.S. 31 North) in Franklin. Friends may call from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Bluff Creek Cemetery in White River Township, where military honors will be conducted by the Franklin American Legion Post No. 205.

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