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Clarke Stallworth, longtime Alabama newspaperman, dies at 82

[We feel fortunate to have known Clarke, to have worked with him, and to have been coached by him, and we miss him dearly. Also, be sure to see his Web site, clarkestallworth.com.]

Clarke Jackson Stallworth Jr.

Clarke Stallworth

STALLWORTH, CLARKE JACKSON, JR., age 82, of Birmingham, passed away on June 27, 2008. He was a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He was a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy serving in the V-12 Program during World War II and in the Pacific on the U.S.S. Walker DDE during the Korean War.

He is survived his wife, Anne Nall Stallworth; daughter, Carole Anne Bennighof; son, Clarke Jackson Stallworth, III; three grandchildren, Alice Anne Bennighof, Henry Bennighof, and Anton Bennighof; sister, Madelynne Thomas of Thomaston, AL; and a host of nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Service will be held on July 2, 2008 at 11 a.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church followed by interment in Elmwood Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers will be Clarke Jackson Stallworth, III, W. Michael Atchison, Howell Raines, Gaines Thomas, Brooks Thomas, and Michael Bennighof. Ridout’s Southside Chapel is directing.

Published in The Birmingham News on 7/1/2008.

Longer tribute, after the jump …

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