Clifford Clayton Brown

(ROANOKE) The funeral for Clifford Clayton Brown, 96, of Roanoke will be Thursday, July 1, 2021, at 2 p.m. at Benefield Funeral Chapel with Bro. Donald Spradlin and Bro. Josh Kennedy officiating. Burial will follow at Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery near Wadley.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday.

Mr. Brown passed away Monday, June 28, at Tanner-East Alabama Medical Center in Wedowee.

A Randolph County native, Mr. Brown was born May 30, 1925, the son of Larkin and Verdie Young Brown. He was a member of Mt. Grove Baptist Church and held many different jobs, including in the textile industry, farming and managing a pulpwood yard. Mr. Brown enjoyed hunting, fishing and tending to his cows.

Survivors include his wife, Sue Tennant Brown of Wedowee; daughter-in-law, Rebecca Brown of Wedowee; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and sister, Lavay Wright (Buddy) of Chatsworth, Ga. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Mary Lashley Brown; and four children, Yvetta Hilliard, Patricia Caldwell, Dwight Brown and Sherry Davis.

Pallbearers will be Donald Wayne Johnson, Joe Davis, Daryl Brown, Randall Johnson and Beth Davis.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Benefield Funeral Home, Wedowee.

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