Clinton R. Brister

Published 5:00 am Monday, August 18, 2003

Services for Clinton R. Brister of Brookhaven are 11 a.m.,Tuesday, Aug. 19, at Harrigill Funeral Home Chapel with burial inWellman Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation is Monday from 5-9 p.m., at the funeral home.

Mr. Brister, 97, died Aug. 17, 2003, at Haven Hall Health CareCenter. He was born in Lincoln County on May 21, 1906, to Williamand Lillie Brister.

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He was a retired farmer, served as constable for 12 years, andwas a deputy sheriff and jailer in Lincoln County. He was a memberof Wellman Baptist Church, Topisaw Masonic Lodge 413 and BrookhavenOrder of the Eastern Star Chapter No. 1. He was a Shriner in theWahabi Temple.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, Susie NordanBrister; two daughters, Addie Lee Smith and Mary Lee Greer; a son,Enoch Brister; and his brothers, Vince, Winton, Elton and MeltonBrister.

Survivors are his daughter and sons-in-law, Emma Grace and JamesGodard of Brookhaven, and W.S. Smith of Pascagoula; his son anddaughters-in-law, W.C. and Jo Brister of Redwood, and MarcellBrister of Bogue Chitto; 12 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren;and 14 great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers are Curtis Greer, Hilton Greer, Mike Smith, James”Pedro” Greer, William Brister, Jeff Bulter, Eric Bulter and MarkMcCullough.