Arthur Brown Clendening, 77, of Little Rock, AR went to be with the Lord September 13, 2023. Brown was born November 21, 1945 to Reuben Grady Clendening and Elizabeth Surrett in Highland Park, Michigan. He served in the Navy for 3 years as a Russian Interpreter and went on to be an Official for the SEC/Big 10/Mid-American in College Sports for 30 years. His passion continued with playing golf, pool and spending time with family and friends.
Brown is preceded in death by his parents, his brother Joey, sister Gayle and two nephews; Craig and Joseph.
Brown is survived by his wife, Judy Johnson Clendening; an uncle, Ronnie Surrett of Little Rock; two bonus children; Tony Taylor of South Carolina; Kimberly Stanage of Texas; grandchildren, great grandchildren as well as many nieces, nephews and friends who loved him dearly.
A memorial service will be held at 1:00, Monday, October 2nd, 2023 at Arkansas State Veteran Cemetery located 1501 W. Maryland Ave, No. Little Rock. Flowers can only be received at the cemetery prior to the service.
Arrangements by A Natural State Funeral Service 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400. Online guestbook available at www.anaturalstatefuneralservice.com