Clyde  Wofford
Services for Clyde Wofford, 89, of Lula are 10:00 a.m. Monday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Reno Dye will officiate. Burial will follow at the Allen Cemetery. The Chickasaw Honor Guard will conduct military honors at the cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Criswell Funeral Home.
Clyde went to be with the Lord Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, at an Ada nursing home.
He was born March 6, 1930, in Atoka County to Fred and Lottie Mae Sluder Wofford.
He married Alma Nell Sweat on April 5, 1952. She preceded him in death Sept. 20, 2009. They were united in marriage for 56 years.
Clyde served as a corporal in the U.S. Army from October 1952-October 1954. Following completion of boot camp at Fort Chaffee, he was stationed in South Korea during the Korean conflict. Clyde never regretted the sacrifices he made to serve his country.
Clyde retired from Pontotoc County District #1 as a supervisor in 1995.
His main interest in life after his wife and family was working. He was a farmer, raising livestock and baling hay. In his later years, he was a loyal Stonewall Longhorn basketball fan.
Survivors include his son, Jack Wofford, Lula, and special daughter, Lee Anna Eubanks, Blanchard; his daughter, Melinda Rolen and husband, Johnny, Fittstown; granddaughter, René Savage and husband, Carl, Stratford; grandson, John Rolen, Fittstown; great-grandson, Jakob Savage, Stratford; brother, Carl Wofford, Ada; sisters, Nanna Lou Click and husband, Gary, Arlington, Texas, Shirley Jeffries, Wagoner, Ruth Shaw and husband, Kenneth, Ada, and June Nemecek and husband, Andy, Byng; and many nieces, nephews and other family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Nell; son, Clyde Wofford Jr.; four brothers, Jess, Earl, Ralph and Ross Wofford; and two sisters, Ruby Standridge and Eveah Shaw.
Bearers will be Dale Dacus, Kevin Flowers, Dr. Sam Bryant, Katie Porter, Natasha Scott and Grace Lang.
Published on August 23, 2019

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