Military veteran

Clarence Albert Dabney, 89, of Raymondville, MO., passed away July 10, 2019, at the St. James Veterans Home in St. James, Mo. Al was born on Dec. 15, 1929, to Frances Terrill, and Ora Oliver Dabney.

Al is survived by his sister, Bonnie (Rob) Robinson, Edgar Springs, Mo.; brother, Emerson Dabney, Topeka, Kan.; son, Steven (Jill) Dabney; daughters, Gail (Dodie) Dabney, Alberta (Tommy) Culbreath, Lise Dabney (Terry) and Alison (Jamie) Dabney; many loving grandchildren, Rachel, Trevor, Trent, Jeremiah, Sarah, Max and Tess; five great-grandchildren, Victor, Vincent, Ava, Kaley and Cameron; and many wonderful nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Frances and Ora Dabney; wife, Marlene Dabney (Clark); and brothers, Oliver Ora Dabney and William Dabney.

Al enjoyed hunting, fishing, the outdoors and was a loving father, husband, grandfather and friend to all. As a veteran of the Korean War, he served his country and attained the rank of sergeant in the Army. After an honorable discharge, he co-owned Southern Terrazzo with one brother. Later he bought a log home franchise (New England Log Homes) and retired to his home of record in Houston, Mo.

A celebration of life was 11 a.m. Saturday, July 13, 2019, at Evans Funeral Home with Pastor Rick Dixon officiating. Services were under the direction of Evans Funeral Home.

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