CLIFTON SINGLETON

Husband of Jeanne Yvonne Bateman Singleton, AAFA #0249

1934-2004

 

 

THE ADVOCATE

Baton Rouge, LA—Wednesday, 27 October 2004

 

            A retired firefighter with more than 25 years of service with the Baton Rouge Fire Department, he died at his home in Greenwell Springs Sunday, Oct. 24, 2004. He was 70 years old.

            He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the time of the Korean War.

            Visiting was at Greenoaks Funeral Home, 9595 Florida Blvd., from 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26. Visiting at the funeral home chapel from 8 a.m. until religious service at 10 a.m. Wednesday, conducted by Brother Dennis Terry and Brother Joe Starns.

            Entombment in Greenoaks Memorial Park Mausoleum.

            Survived by his wife, Jeanne Bateman Singleton; two daughters, Sandy Shepard and Jackie David, both of Baton Rouge; two sons, Randy Singleton of Watson and Greg Singleton of Baton Rouge; six grandchildren, Raegan Singleton, Desti and Nicholas Shepard, Jolié, Jeanne and Jake David; greatgrandchild, Ellise Vice; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Lela Vicknair and Bertha and O.G. West; brother and sister-in-law, Thomas and Louise Singleton; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

            Preceded in death by his parents, Tom and Clara Singleton; three sisters, Ida Magee, Mattie Thornton and Irene Courtney; and two nephews, David Singleton and Carl Mixon.

            Pallbearers will be Wayne Singleton, Bobby Courtney, Earl West, Alton Westmoreland, Chuck Stoewer and Ray Stonemark.

            He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He loved the outdoors and spending time with his family.

 

AAFA NOTES: SSDI records show that Clifton Singleton (SS# issued in LA) was born 18 July 1934.

            Clif was the husband of Jeanne Singleton, who mails the AAFA quarterlies. Clif attended a number of meetings with Jeanne and usually helped her in handling the quarterlies, especially when our back issues were threatened by flood waters.