Daniel Gaskins “Dan” Clough

Photo added by Faye S. Sinclair

Daniel Gaskins “Dan” Clough

  • Birth 16 Sep 1902 Jeff Davis County, Georgia, USA
  • Death 4 Feb 1988 Douglas, Coffee County, Georgia, USA
  • Burial Douglas, Coffee County, Georgia, USA
  • Plot Section E
  • Memorial ID 52878172

Mr. Daniel G. Clough, age 85 of Douglas, passed away on Thursday, February 4, 1988, at Coffee Regional Hospital following a brief illness. He was born on September 16, 1902, in Jeff Davis County to the late Forest True and Annie Belle Gaskin Clough.

He was the grandson of a former Mayor of Douglas, Daniel Gaskin. Mr. Clough also served as Mayor of Douglas from 1949-1951. During his administration the Coffee County Hospital and the Douglas Recreation Center were built. As a young man, Mr. Clough served in the U.S. Marine Corps and was also in the Merchant Marines. He was a member of the Douglas Masonic Lodge F&AM #386. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Douglas, where he served as a Deacon and was a former Chairman of the Board oaf Deacons.

Survivors include: his wife, Bessie Johnson Clough; 1 daughter, Phyllis Davis of Lakeland, Fla; 2 sons, Ronald Clough of Huntsville, Ala, And Wayne Clough of Blacksburg, Virginia; 3 sisters, Lois Clough Walker and Annie Clough Meeks of Douglas, Sarah Belle Clough of Jacksonville, Fla; 1 brother, Lamar Clough of Douglas,; 8 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephew.

Funeral services were held at 2pm Saturday, February 6, 1988, at the First Baptist Church with the interment in the Douglas City Cemetery.

Sims Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Children:
Phyllis Bess Clough Davis b. 1-30-1933 m. Robert Aldine Davis (1957-dec) burial at Broxton City Cemetery.
Daniel Ronald Clough Sr b. 6-30-1937 m.Viginia Cottrell
Gerald Wayne Clough b. 9-24-1941 m. Anne Olivia Robinson


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  • Created by: Faye S. Sinclair
  • Added: 26 May 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 52878172
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Daniel Gaskins “Dan” Clough (16 Sep 1902–4 Feb 1988), Find A Grave Memorial no. 52878172, citing Douglas City Cemetery, Douglas, Coffee County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Faye S. Sinclair (contributor 47287662) .