Alton Artis Wofford

Alton Artis Wofford, 82, of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, May 10, 2018.

Mr. Wofford was born March 12, 1936, in Cleveland, to the late Oliver and Elvie Thomas Wofford. Before retirement, Alton worked for the Removal Transport Service. He was a member of the Yonah Lodge # 382 F&AM, and was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

Alton was preceded in death by an infant son, Ricky Artis Wofford; and siblings, Homer Wofford, Mary Roper, Bonnell Hamby, and Buster Wofford.

The family would like to give a special thanks to the Hospice of Northeast Georgia, and especially to nurses Rebecca, Devra, and Kara.

Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Joyce Wofford of Cleveland; and son, Tony Wofford of Cleveland.

Memorial services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, May 26, 2018, at the Chapel of Barrett Funeral Home. The Rev. Brandon Hester, the Rev. Dennis Turner, and the Rev. Travis Gatson will officiate. Interment will follow at Yonah View Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends from noon until 2 p.m. Saturday, May 26, 2018, at the funeral home.

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Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland.

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Mailing Address:
13 E. Jarrard St.
Cleveland, Ga 30528

Phone: 706-865-4718
Fax: 706-865-3048