Governor Cooper issued a proclamation to honor Korean War Soldier back to North Carolina tomorrow, December 11, 2021. United States Army Cpl. Leon E. Clevenger will lie in honor at Oak Grove Memorial Gardens in Durham, North Carolina. This is a big deal and so awesome to honor Cpl. Leon E. Clevenger, and many more men and women sacrificing their lives for ours.
It’s been more than 70 years, but now his loving family in Durham. Clevenger was born in Lonoke, Arkansas on February 22, 1929, to parents Violet McFadden Clevenger and William Clevenger before moving to Durham as a young adult. Services will be held tomorrow, December 11th at the Oak Grove Memorial Gardens, located at 3712 Cheek Road, Durham, NC.