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Clarence Vickery Jr. (8-2-20) service 8-4-20

Clarence Vickery Jr., 84, of Savannah, died on Sunday, Aug. 2. He was born in Wayne County, Tennessee, the son of the late Clarence and Ethel White Vickery. He was united in marriage to Mary Sue Franks, who survives. Mr. Vickery served as a Corporal in the United States Army. He was inducted into the Army on Dec. 10, 1958. After finishing basic training, he was stationed in Germany for 18 months, returning to the states on Nov. 25, 1960. He returned to active duty to serve from Dec. 8, 1961, until Aug. 11, 1962, due to the Berlin Crisis. He received his honorable discharge from the Army on Nov. 30, 1964, after two years and eight months of service. He attended Cornerstone Baptist Church and was a member of Olivet Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Woodman Life and the National Rifle Association. He retired from Hardin County Highway Department and had previously worked for Savannah Utility in Savannah and Revill Construction in Union City, Tennessee. In addition to his wife, Mary Sue Vickery of Savannah; he is survived by his son, Dennis Paul Vickery of Adairsville, Georgia; a granddaughter; sister, Laura Marie Franks of Lutts; and brother, Jimmy D. Vickery of Savannah. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Richard Lewis Vickery and William Edward “Bill” Vickery; and sister, Emma Lois Stricklin. Memorial donations may be sent to: Cornerstone Baptist Church, 150 Park St., Savannah, Tenn. 38372, Olivet Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 6095 Highway 226, Savannah, Tenn. 38372 or A graveside service was held on Tuesday, Aug. 4, at the Lutts Cemetery in Lutts with Daniel Holt officiating