OBITUARY, RICHARD CLANTON
Found in a vertical file for Clanton Cemetery, Tennessee Room, Jackson-Madison County Library
Donated to the Tennessee Room, January 1995, by Mr. Wilson Clanton
Source Unknown, May 26, 1911
RICHARD CLANTON OF TENTH DISTRICT DEAD
Mr. Richard Clanton, of the Tenth District, died at his home this morning after a brief illness. he was taken with appendicitis last Sunday and grew worse until death came to his relief.
Mr. "Dick" Clanton, as he was commonly called, was a member of the Christian church, but it could not be learned before going to press who would hold the funeral services or at what hour they would be held. he will be buried tomorrow at the Clanton burying ground near his home.
he leaves seven children, four sons and three daughters, two of whom, Mr. West Clanton of this city and Mrs. Florence Clanton Priddy, of the Tenth District, are married. The remaining five live at home with him. He was about sixty-five years of age.