Clarenda was born on September 20, 1943 and passed away on Sunday, April 16, 2017. Clarenda was a resident of Texas at the time of passing. She graduated from high school in 1961. Clarenda earned a Bachelor of Arts with a major in history and a minor in government-sociology English from Texas Woman?s University in 1964. In 1979 Clarenda earned a Master of Arts in English from Texas Woman?s University. Clarenda was married to Benny. Graveside services are set for 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday April 18 2017 at New Hope Cemetery in Mountain Springs with Thomas Cheaney officiating. Services are under the direction of Geo. J. Carroll Son Funeral Home.