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Clinton R. Brister

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

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.

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 son and daughter-in-law, W.C. and Jo Bristerof Redwood; his daughter and son-in-law, Emma Grace and JamesGodard of Brookhaven; his son-in-law, W.S. Smith of Pascagoula; hisdaughter-in-law, Marcell Brister of Bogue Chitto; 12 grandchildren;22 great-grandchildren; and 14 great-great-grandchildren.

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