Charles "CJ" Clarkson III

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  • "There are no words that can ease the pain of losing someone..."
  • "I am so sorry for your loss. I worked with Charlie many..."
    - Cherry Carden
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    - Randy Mays
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    - Nora Ford
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Graveside service for Charles "CJ" Clarkson III, 66, will be Friday, October 7, 2016, at 11 a.m. at Lincoln Cemetery. Father Michael Sexton will officiate. His family will receive friends from 6-8 this evening at the funeral home and Friday at 10:30 a.m. at the cemetery. Usrey Funeral Home of Talladega will direct. Mr. Clarkson passed away October 5, 2016 at Citizens BMC. He is preceded in death by parents, Charles and Betty Clarkson. He was a native of West Virginia, a resident of Talladega since 1979, and a member of St. Frances of Assisi Catholic Church. He loved to fly and was a flight instructor for 37 years. He also loved driving his school bus for Lincoln where he treasured the friends he made there. Charles is survived by his wife of 34 years, Deanna Clarkson; daughter, Jenny Colley; son-in-law, Jason Colley; grandson, Hudson Colley; his dog, Tucker, and many family and friends. Pallbearers will be Dana Deese, Kolby Ingram, Jeremy Hughes, Jonathon Hughes, TJ Hughes, Joshua Hughes, Jonathon Price and Jerod Vise. Honorary pallbearers will be Jeff Hughes, Roger Hughes, Rick Bliss and Morris Skidmore. Online condolences may be offered at
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Usrey Brown Funeral Service
516 East North Street
Talladega, AL 35161
(256) 362-2344
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Published in The Anniston Star on Oct. 6, 2016