Wayne Deering Colclasure

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Wayne Deering Colclasure, 87, of Hazen died Wednesday, April 22, 2020. He was born June 25, 1932 in Lonoke. He was a member of the Center Point Missionary Baptist church in Hazen.

Wayne was preceded in death by his wife, Jane Delores Colclasure and a son, Tony Glenn Colclasure. He is survived by one daughter, Connie (Terry) Allmond of Stuttgart; one son, Tim (Karen) Colclasure of Conway; four grandchildren, Ashley (Adam) Triche of Bryant, Stephen Allmond of St. Louis, Missouri; Jeff (Sarah) Hall of Benton and Shawn (Kim) Hall of Apex, North Carolina; six great grandchildren, Kate and Haley Jane Triche of Bryant, Lydia and Jack Henry Hall of Benton, Adrien Summers and Julian Quintero of Apex, North Carolina.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the nurses and staff at Chambers Nursing Home in Carlisle, Arkansas.

Graveside services will be Sunday, April 26, at 11:00 a.m. at the Hazen Cemetery directed by Westbrook Funeral Home of Hazen.

Memorials may be made to Center Point Missionary Baptist Church. Treasurer, Jim Foster, 1675 Caviness Road, Hazen, Arkansas 72064.

12 thoughts on “Wayne Deering Colclasure”

  1. Christi Rounsavall

    Mr. Wayne was such a good man. His smile lit up the room when he walked in. I know his life was difficult these last years with his mind, but I choose to remember the man who would come running to help anytime someone was in need and the man who loved God and his family and friends fiercely. May God bless you all at this difficult time is my prayer.

  2. Ronnie and Kathy Simmons

    Mr. Wayne was a dear sweet man. I always enjoyed him at church. He always sat right behind us. He had a beautiful voice. Love and prayers for all of you during this very difficult time.

  3. Tim, Connie, and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Mr. Wayne was such a sweet man. I can still see where he and Mrs. Janie and all you kids sat when y’all went to Calvary Baptist Church. He had a beautiful voice. He will be missed. Many prayers and much love for your family.

  4. Jennifer Birdsong

    I just loved Mr. Wayne. Happy smile, beautiful voice and would tell anyone how much he loved God and his family. He finally got to reunite with Mrs. Janie and Tony. What a happy day for him! Praying for the family during this difficult time.

  5. Bro. Wayne was a wonderful person. I enjoyed playing the piano while he led the song service at Center Point. Both Bro.Wayne and Mrs. Janie were so kind to Allen and myself while we were at Center Point and I will always remember that. Prayers and sympathy to the family during this time of sorrow.

  6. Judy Boothe Foot

    I have known Mr. Wayne most of my life! Even tho he had a different personality (like my Mom) the past few years he still remained a character and appeared to be happy! I know you all will miss him, but your Mom has been waiting on him along with Tony! Love you all.

  7. Barbara and Bret Aldridge

    Tim and Karen,
    Our deepest condolences for your loss. I wish I could be there to offer a hug. Praise God your dad is now with our Heavenly Father! You and your family are in our prayers.
    Bret and Barbara

  8. Mr Wayne was a great man. I remember going to his house with Mom and they would sing. He was just fun to be around. Him and mom and JR Haygood are singing and having a big time. Love you Tim and Connie. May God put his loving arms around you and give you comfort.

  9. Brother Wayne was a wonderful person. Our prayers are with his family that remains behind. He was the very image of a Christian man. He will be missed.

  10. Dale Colclasure

    Loss of a great man and a cousin. Definitely not the same Wayne these last few years but my memories are of the real Wayne, a loving, friendly, cheerful, full of life man. Tim and Connie so sorry for your loss and prayers for you.

  11. Billy and Gail Booth

    One can only guess how many lives that Bro. Wayne influenced in his lifetime. With his smile and engaging personality, he was at ease talking with anyone and they were at ease taking to him. I worked with Bro. Wayne at the Post Office and we all looked forward each day to his cheery smile and his delicious morning coffee that he made for all of us. During the time of Bro. Wayne’s employment there, several temporary transfer clerks came and went. I couldn’t help but notice how that Bro. Wayne gently and effectively witnessed to them about His Lord. He was a gentle giant in the Lord’s work with his extraordinary interpersonal communication skills, his sincere interest in the welfare of others, and his remarkable singing voice. He and Sister Janie were very much loved at our church because they showed their love for the Lord and for others. Their cherished legacies will continue. May God’s Word and His Holy Spirit (the “Comforter”) provide strength, comfort, and assurance in this time of sorrow to this respected family. We are thankful that God gives believers victory over death through our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Our prayers continue for this wonderful family.

  12. Carlyn Lilly Canham

    Wayne was my first good friend and playmate on a farm between Lonoke and Carlisle. He was two years older than me so he was the one to hook the pony up to the buggy so we could take water to the men working in the fields. So much fun in our day, the early 1940s. My thoughts and prayers are with you and God Bless.

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