Clarice Fitzer Obituary

Wednesday, 05 February 2020 22:17

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Clarice Fitzer, 85, of Van Buren, Arkansas, passed away January 31, 2020 in Fort Smith, Arkansas. She was born February 20, 1934 in Red Oak, Oklahoma, to Clark and Pearl (Adams) Bidwell.

She is survived by one daughter, Sonya Kay Goodwin and Steve Greene of Van Buren; two sons, Carl Wade Fitzer and Dale Shayne Fitzer, both of Van Buren; four grandchildren, Felicia McGuffy, Shayna Dragert, Andrew Fitzer, and James Garrett; seven great-grandchildren, Hailey Crosswhite, Jessica Hill, Dustin Hill, T.J. McGuffy, Aries McGuffy, Sydni Garrett, and Elisa Garrett; three great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other family members, and friends.

Preceding her in death are her parents, Clark and Pearl Bidwell, her husband Sam Fitzer, her son, William Sam Fitzer, and her sister, Wandell Wright. Clarice enjoyed the casino, fishing, cooking, and she loved her family dearly.

Funeral services will be 11am Wednesday, February 5, 2019 at the Mallory-Martin Chapel in Spiro, Oklahoma with Pastor Bill Fitzer officiating. Burial will follow in the Ft. Smith National Cemetery under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral home of Spiro. Viewing hours will be 12pm-7pm Tuesday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers the family ask that donations be made to River Valley Cats, PO Box 733, Alma, Arkansas 72921. Please visit our website to sign Mrs. Fitzer’s online guest book.


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