Funeral services for Clinton Heyward Elmore, 87, of Gilbertown will be held Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 2 P.M. at the Chapel of Bumpers Funeral Home with Rev. Lester Pope officiating. A military graveside will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home Saturday from 12 until 2 prior to the service.
Mr. Elmore passed away Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at his residence. He was a U.S. Navy WWII Veteran.
Survivors include his wife Virginia S. Elmore of Gilbertown; son Kenneth Elmore (Stephonia) of Magnolia Springs, Alabama; daughters Vernelle Murtagh (Ed) of Silver Spring, Maryland; Brenda Marable (Norman) of Meridian, MS; sister Louise Kowen of Wagerville, AL; 8 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents Frank Foster Elmore and Hester Mosley Elmore; daughter Darleen Boykin; brothers J.F., Charles, and Pearce Elmore; and grandchild Casey Elmore.
Pallbearers are Chris Elmore, Drew King, Norman Marable, Clint Marable, Ed Murtagh, Robert Earl Boykin.
Honorary Pallbearers are the Men of Branch Church of God.
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Bumpers Funeral Home of Butler will be in charge of arrangements.