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Clarence A. Steele Sr

Alton | Thursday, June 23 2016

Clarence A. Steele Sr, 64, went to be with the Lord Thursday, June 23, 2016.
He was born April 4, 1952 in Jackson, TN. the son of Lillie Belle (Broyld) Lacey and James Steele whom both preceeded him in death.
Clarence was baptized as a young child at Morning Star Baptist Church. He received his education through the Alton School District graduating from Alton Senior High in 1971.  Clarence served as a aircraft electrical  with the United States Air Force. He later worked for the Olin’s Corporation as a castor, retiring after 34 years.
Clarence Steele united in Holy Matrimony to Yvonne (Edwards) Steele in 1970, to this union four children, Michael Steele Sr., Clarence Steele Jr., Thomas Steele and Lakisha Steele, his oldest son James Steele and beloved daughter Teresa (Eric) Johnson-Burnet,  26 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren,  four brothers, Jerry (Gloria) Johnson of Jackson, TN, Jarvis Swope, William Lacey, and Johnny Lacey of Alton, IL.
isters Lillie Steele of Sioux Falls, SD. and Iona Ross of Alton, IL  a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and special friend Angie Greer .He was also preceded in death in death by two great-granddaughters, Precious Shorter and Zoe Steele, sisters Shirley Sykes and Susie (Lacey) Hogsett.Visitation Saturday July 2, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. until time of service at 10:00 a.m. at Morning Star Baptist ChurchRev. Eric Burnett EulogistBurial Upper Alton CemeteryFull Military Honors VFW Post 1308Cathy M. Williams & Sons Funeral Home in Alton


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