Darlus Carender, age 79, of Jabez

Darlus Carender, of Jabez, passed away on Friday, April 29, 2022, at his home.  He was 79 years of age.

Darlus was born in the Panhandle Community of Jabez on March 28, 1943, son of the late Buford and Emma Oakes Carender.  He worked many years for the Lear Siegler Company, of Ferguson, then spent several years with the State Highway Department.

He loved landscaping and birdwatching.  Darlus was an animal lover and enjoyed watching NASCAR races.  He loved being with his family and friends.

Darlus is survived by his sons, Bruce Carender and Troy (and Brandy) Carender, both of Jabez; and his grandchildren, Chloe Carender and Jada Carender.

Along with his parents, Darlus is preceded in death by his dear wife, Sue, who passed away on May 21, 2021.

Funeral services are 2:00 p.m., CST, Sunday, May 1, 2022, at Bernard Funeral Home, with Bro. Mark Polston officiating.  Interment will follow in Military Springs Cemetery, in Jabez.  Pallbearers will be Troy Carender, Steve Luttrell, Tim Oakes, Austin McDonald, Edward Jernigan and Bill McDonald.

Visitation will be held after 1:00 p.m., CST, Sunday, until time for services.

Funeral arrangements for Darlus Carender are entrusted to Bernard Funeral home.  An online guestbook is available at www.bernardfuneralhome.com

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