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Jerry Clower
Original name: Howard Gerald Clower
Birth: Sep. 28, 1926
Death: Aug. 24, 1998

Country comedian, author of three bestsellers, "Ain't God Good," "Let the Hammer Down," and "Life Everlaughter." After Jerry's discharge from the Navy in 1946 he attended and graduated from MS State with a degree in agriculture (the only member of the Grand Ole Opry (1973 1998) with a degree in agriculture. He played football for MS State. Author of 4 books and 28 full recordings in his 27 years as a poplular country comedian with stories of the rural south. Willie Morris wrote that Clower's humor is "Rooted in a region, but is not regional." Laughter is the force that connects people from all regions in his work of art. (bio by: Chet) 
 
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  Ray Moore Clower (1953 - 2011)*
 
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Cause of death: Complications from open heart surgery
 
Burial:
East Fork Cemetery
East Fork
Amite County
Mississippi, USA
Plot: Extreme east side of cemetery, 2nd plot from the road
 
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Record added: Sep 17, 1998
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