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Clifton H. Mims Jr.

Clifton H. Mims Jr. passed away June 27, 2019 surrounded by his loving family.

He was born in Atmore on Aug. 22, 1951, to the late Clifton H. Sr. and Lorene Tucker Mims.

He attended Jefferson Davis Community College and AUM of Montgomery. He was a very active member of the First United Methodist Church of Atmore, were he served in many roles and was a member of the church choir for over 41 years.

He was a member of the Boy Scouts of America and he tapped out in the Order of the Arrow.

He was an outdoorsmen, avid turkey hunter, bird watcher, gardener and animal lover and truly loved his family.

He is preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Gayle Mims Ward; and a brother, John Clifton Mims.

He is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Darla Bethea “Totsie” Mims of Atmore; his children, Joshua Cullen Mims of Daphne, Lindsay Bethea Mims and Anna Katherine Mims, both of Atmore; five grandchildren, Jazmine, Ella, Sydney, Keaton, Jasiah; and his special companion “Bama” who never left his side.

A memorial service was held June 30, 2019 from the First United Methodist Church of Atmore with the Rev. Brennan Peacock and Rev. Andy Gartman officiating.

Family will greet friends following the memorial service at the church.

Honorary pallbearers were members of the church choir at First United Methodist Church of Atmore.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Pilots for Christ.