Mr. Harold Franklin Palone, 80, died Sunday, May 13, at Choctaw County Hospital in Ackerman, MS. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 16th, at 2:00 P.M. at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Rob Faulk officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 1:00 P.M. until service time at the funeral home. Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Palone was born April 10th, 1932, in Albuquerque, NM. He was a retired accountant for the Federal Government, a member of Blythe Creek Baptist Church in Mathiston, and served in the U.S. Army during The Korean Conflict.
He was preceded in death by his son, Tommy McClear; and his brother, Ray Palone. He is survived by his wife, Emmajean Palone of Ackerman, MS; four daughters, Pat Witten of Greenville, SC, Penelope Anne Palone of Phoenix, AZ, Loretta Peery of Charleston, SC, and Vickie McClear of Louisville, MS; three sons, Frank McClear of Greenville, SC, Rick McClear of Tulsa, OK, and Thomas McClear of Louisville, MS; two step-sons, William Nelson of Louisville, MS, and John Nelson of Canton, OH; one brother, Ed Palone of Seattle, WA; 26 grandchildren; and numerous great grandchildren.