Webster Lawrence Clapp

Published 2:10 pm Thursday, December 8, 2016

Webster Lawrence Clapp passed away at his home in Groves, TX on December 4, 2016 at the age of 80.

Web is predeceased by his parents, Webster Ballinger and Eva Bernice Cassity Clapp.

Web is survived by his loving wife Alice Verlene Clapp of 60 years.

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Web is lovingly remembered by his five children; Daryl Clapp and wife Barbara of Bossier City, LA, Ron Clapp and wife Glory of McDonough, GA, Mary Hinton and husband Richard of Palestine, TX, Paul Clapp and wife Pam of Bossier City, LA, and Sarah Howlett and husband Lane of Groves, TX, 16 grandchildren, and numerous great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his two sisters, Margaret Parker of Whitehouse, TX, and Sue Johnson of Cypress, TX.

Web was born in Odessa, TX in 1936. He graduated from Whitesboro High School in Whitesboro, Oklahoma in 1955 and went on to earn a Bachelor of Theology from Baptist Bible College in Springfield, Missouri. He was ordained into the ministry at Pimento Bible Baptist Church in Indiana. He served as a Baptist minister as well as owning his own drywall contracting company.

The funeral service will be held at Grammier Oberle Funeral Home, 4841 39th Street in Port Arthur, TX on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 2:00 p.m., Frank Hodges officiating, with visitation at 1 p.m. Interment to follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park in Groves immediately following the service.

The family would like to extend special thanks to Dr. Roussel Clement, and to the caregivers from Gentiva Hospice

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Condolences may be offered at www.grammier-oberle.com