Thomas Woodson Clower, Sr.

Thomas Woodson (Woody) Clower, Sr., age 62 of Snellville, GA, passed away November 12, 2006. He was preceded in death by son, James Eric Clower; father, Emmett Clower, Jr.; and sister-in-law, Barbara Long Miller. He is survived by his loving wife of 35 years, Grace Long Clower; son, Tom and his wife, Katie Clower of Snellville; grandson, Braylon Emmett Clower; mother, Annette Pate Clower; brothers, W. Emmett Clower, Jewett and Wanda Clower of Snellville, Jeffrey and Margaret Clower of Loganville; brothers and sisters-in-law, Virginia and Randell Davis, Leo and Margaret Miller, Billy and Bonnie Ruth Long, Pat and Judy Long, Gail and Wayne Manning, Jean and Ricky Rawlins; several nieces, nephews, cousins and aunts. After graduating from South Gwinnett High School, he served in the Georgia National Guard. He retired from the Gwinnett County Department of Transportation with 30 years of service. Woody was a life-long member and faithful servant of the Snellville United Methodist Church serving on numerous boards and committees. He was a member of the Friendship and Agape Sunday School Classes, United Methodist Men, and SUMC Kitchen Angels. He was a 25-year member of Snellville Lions Club and recipient of the Melvin Jones Fellow Award and the Tom Bingham Award. He was a faithful volunteer of the Southeast Gwinnett Cooperative Ministry. Woody was an avid fisherman, golfer and softball umpire. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, November 14, 2006 at 2 pm at the Snellville United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends Monday, November 13 from 2-9 pm at Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Snellville Chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Snellville United Methodist Church Building Fund, 2428 Main Street East, Snellville, GA 30078, in memory of Thomas Woodson (Woody) Clower, Sr. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200, www.wagesfuneralhome.com .