Clark Eugene Lankford

September 21, 1932 ~ July 1, 2009 (age 76)
U.S. Veteran

Clark Eugene Lankford, 76, of Riverdale, Georgia died Wednesday, July 1, 2009 at Heartland Hospice in Cartersville, Georgia. A native of Greene County, he was born September 21, 1932 to the late Carroll Harvey Lankford, Sr. and Flora Mae Burnette Lankford. He attended school in Penfield and entered the United States Army in 1953. After coming out of the service in 1961, he worked as a plumber. His last job was as a plumber for Capital Mechanical of Atlanta for a number of years.

Mr. Lankford was preceded in death by his wife, Alice B. Lankford in 2004. He is survived by two daughters, Trina Lankford of Alpharetta, GA and Tina Lankford Dobson and husband Brian of Ballground, GA; four sisters, Lucille Epps of Bairdstown, GA, Alice Griffith of Athens, TN, Elizabeth Epps of Dawsonville, GA and Betty Elrod of Riverdale, GA; three brothers, Samuel T. Lankford of Riverdale, GA, Grover Lankford of Atlanta, GA and Carroll Harvey "Sport" Lankford of Union Point, GA; a grandson, Jamie Dobson; and a number of other relatives and friends.

Graveside services will be held Friday, July 3, 2009 at 2:30 p.m. at Bairds Baptist Church Cemetery in Bairdstown with Rev. Lawrence Griffith officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. Friday afternoon at McCommons Funeral Home. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us online at to sign the guest register.

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