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Cleve Franklin Fleming, Sr.

BLOUNTSTOWN - “Captain” Cleve Franklin Fleming Sr., 88, of Blountstown, passed away on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, in Luverne, AL. He was born on April 5, 1928, in Jackson, AL, to Caleb Johnson “C. J.” and Mary Lou Dunn Fleming. He moved from Jackson, AL to Blountstown in 1961. He was an Army veteran, a retired boat captain who worked with the Corp of Engineers in the dredging division. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and was a member at Iamonia Hunting Club.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, June Mathis Fleming; his daughter, Mary Lee Fleming; his son, David Fleming; and his grandson-in-law, Stewart Tidwell.

Survivors include a son, Cleve Fleming, Jr. and his wife, Donna of Crawfordville; a daughter, Gail Fleming Lytle and her husband, Carl of Helena, AL; four grandchildren, Carla Lytle Ladnier and her husband, Nick, Emily Lytle Maddox and her husband, Scott, Caitlin Fleming Tidwell and Patrick Fleming; and four great-grandchildren, Caden Ladnier, Emalyn Ladnier, Colton Ladnier and Kaylee Maddox.

Family will receive friends one hour prior to service time at the funeral home.

Services will be held Friday, Feb. 24 at 11 a.m. CT at Peavy Funeral Home with Pastor Bob Johnson officiating. Interment will follow at Pine Memorial Cemetery in Blountstown.

Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown is in charge of the arrangements.

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