Mr. Clenton Thomas Shackleford, age 88, of Bremen passed away, Oct. 17, 2017. He was born September 21, 1929, in Thomasville, Georgia, the son of the late Mr. Roy Clenton Shackleford and the late Mrs. Irene Floyd Shackleford.

Mr. Shackleford served in the United States Army. He retired from Lockheed after 35 years of service. Mr. Shackleford sang in several gospel quartets and the Lockheed Choir for several years. He was a long time member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Powder Springs, Georgia.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brother, Carl Shackleford; and sister, Sybil Foster.

He is survived by his wife, Peggy Sue Shaw Shackleford of Bremen, Georgia; sons and daughters-in-law, W. T. Morris of Cleveland, Georgia, Charles and Lynn Morris of Powder Springs, Georgia, Tommy and Ella Shackleford of Virginia Beach, Virginia, Tony and Jennifer Shackleford of Carnesville, Georgia; sisters and brother-in-law, Alice and Ray Miller of McDonough, Georgia, Sherri Bonner of Bremen, Georgia; brothers, Ralph Shackleford of Bremen, Georgia, Roscoe Shackleford of Bremen, Georgia, Scotty and Judy Shackleford of Bremen, Georgia; sister-in-law, Ruby Shackleford; seven grandchildren, Keri and David Lee, Tim and Keisha Morris, Drew Shackleford, Ashley and Ben Kempe, Tyler Shackleford, Leighann Shackleford, and Tobias Shackleford; three great-grandchildren, Kendall Morris, Tanner Morris, and Heidy Lee; several nieces and nephews also survive.

The family will receive friends at Jones-Wynn Funeral Home on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, at 11 a.m. at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Powder Springs with the Rev. Lamar Rackley and the Rev. Allen Wilburn officiating. Interment will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at www.jones-wynn.com.

Jones-Wynn Funeral Home and Crematory of Douglasville.

 

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.