Clark Eugene Lankford

Born: Wed., Sep. 21, 1932
Died: Wed., Jul. 1, 2009

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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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Robin (Elrod) Finney
   Posted Thu July 02, 2009
My thoughts and prayers go out to the family during your time of sorrow.

Lynn Elrod
   Posted Thu July 02, 2009
So sorry for your loss. Rest in peace Uncle Clark.

Michelle Padron and Family
   Posted Fri July 03, 2009
Trina and Tina, The long painful road has ended for your father. He is now embraced by the loving arms of your mother and they are eternally at peace and together with each other and watching over you both. Your parents will always live on in your memories. Speak of them often, reminisce of the fun times and laugh until it hurts. My family's thoughts and prayers are with you both. Love, Michelle, Jack, Medina & JJ Padron

Heather Donley & fiance Blake Godfrey
   Posted Wed July 08, 2009
Tina, I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family. I know that he was in pain and this is such a relief for him as well as you all. It will be hard but God will get you through this. I am sorry that I was not able to attend the service. I love you! Let me know if you need anything.

Nancy Hester
   Posted Wed July 08, 2009
Tina, so very sorry to hear of your loss. Cherish the memories you have. Time will ease your pain,the ultimate love is when you willingly give up a loved one so they no longer suffer. I am here if you need anything. Nancy

Cindy Milner
   Posted Thu July 09, 2009
Dear Tina, I'm so sorry to hear of your daddy's passing. What a comfort it is to know though that one day after a while, God has prepared for us a mansion where no sorrow and pain can be found. I'm sure he's smiling down on you, filled with pride no doubt, knowing what a wonderful woman you've grown to be. Please know that you're in my thoughts and prayers. Take care & God Bless

Rhonda Neubert
   Posted Tue July 14, 2009
You and Tina are in my thoughts and prayers. Love you!

Tiffany McMillan
   Posted Tue July 14, 2009
You both are in my prayers. Please let me know if you ever need anything. The McMillans

   Posted Tue July 14, 2009
Trina, I'm so sorry for your loss. Just remember he is in a much better place and I'm sure he is up there telling fishing stories with my dad. They are both looking down on us and protecting us. I love you, Emily

Karen Medina-Lomba
   Posted Fri July 17, 2009
You are all in my prayers, and I hope every day gets a little easier for you. I trust your Daddy is resting in peace, and I hope the memories of a very special life and the legacy he left in you, bring you peace and solace in times of sadness. May God bless you all now and always. Love, Karen