Carl was born in Douglas, Georgia on April 9, 1946, to the late Forrest Gilman & Eunice Burkett Clough. He served his Country in the United States Army during the Vietnam era but served in Korea. Carl retired from Indymac Bank as a mortgage underwriter. He was a former member of Banks County Band Booster Club & the Lion’s Club. He was a member of the Homer American Legion Post 215. Carl was a member of Mount Carmel Baptist Church, Lula where he served as a deacon for several years, as well as treasurer.
Family was a priority for Carl. He loved his family and friends with all of his heart, but his love for the Lord was priceless. He will be dearly missed. Carl was preceded in death by his brother, Allen Clough.
Left to cherish precious memories, wife of 54 years, Becky Clough; daughters, Rhonda (George) Mathis & Amy (Terry) Mick; grandchildren, Nate (Kellany), Paige (Alex), Brady & Kiley; great-grandchildren, Beau & Allie Blake; 2 nieces & 2 nephews and a host of friends also survive.
Funeral services honoring Carl’s life will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022, at the Mount Carmel Baptist Church, Lula with Rev. James Duncan officiating. He will be laid to rest in the church cemetery with Rev. Zach Watson officiating. Military honors will be rendered as well.
The family will receive friends from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Thursday, September 22, 2022, at Ward’s Funeral Home, Gainesville.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Banks County Christian Learning Center or to Gideons International.
You may sign the guestbook or leave a condolence at www.wardsfh.com.
Ward’s Funeral Home of Gainesville is honored to serve the family of Carl Gilman Clough.