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William Clyde Wortham

(OXFORD) William Clyde Wortham, 67, of Oxford passed away on Friday, Aug. 11, 2023, at Stringfellow Hospital in Anniston.

Survivors include his wife, Ellen Wortham of Oxford; one daughter, Irene Varnedore (Lucas) of Anniston; one son, William Anthony Wortham of Oxford; three sisters, Patsy Kitchens of Wedowee, Judy Thompson of Decatur and Stephanie Sheppard (Dell) of Wedowee; three brothers, Phillip Wortham (Cathy) of Wedowee, Kenneth Wortham (Peggy) of Woodland and Donnie George Wortham of Wedowee; a sister-in-law, Gina Wortham; and several nieces and nephews.

A Wedowee native, Mr. Wortham was born on Nov. 5, 1955, the son of George Lowell and Jessie Nobley Wortham. He was Baptist by faith and retired from the United States Air Force where he served 20 years. Mr. Wortham was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Jerry Wortham.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Benefield Funeral Home, Wedowee.

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