Calvin Franklin Elmore, 71, of Carlisle died, Friday, Nov. 9, 2012. He was a member and usher of Carlisle United Methodist Church, former President of Carlisle Jaycees, and proudly served as a Marine Corps Captain and Vietnam Veteran.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Christine and Ellard Elmore; sister, JoAnn Elmore; and step-father, Basil Jennings.

Survivors include his wife, Charlotte Hamric Elmore; son, Rodney Elmore and wife Jennifer of Lonoke; Christi Elmore and husband Jim Smith of Catlettsburg, Ky.; brother, Bobby Joe Elmore of Carlisle; grandsons, Sterling Elmore and Chandler Elmore both of Lonoke, and Taylor Smith and Drew Smith of Ky.; many aunts, uncles, cousins and other relatives.

A funeral service was held 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012 at Carlisle United Methodist Church. Burial was in Hazen Cemetery.

The family requests memorials be made to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society.

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