Charles Clifford Bristow, Sr.


Charles Clifford Bristow Sr., 92, of Crossville, passed away Monday, May 20, 2019, at Hospice of the Upstate in Anderson, SC.
He was born July 23, 1926, in Crossville, son of the late Floyd Bristow and Jennie (Jeffcoat) Bristow.
After serving in the Army during World War II where he was awarded the Purple Heart, Clifford worked as a wholesale grocery receiving clerk. He also was a member of Fredonia Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Fannie Katherine Bristow ofAnderson, SC; son, Charles Clifford Bristow Jr. (Susan) of Pendleton, SC; grandchildren, C. Brandon Bristow and Lauren M. Bristow; and sister, Ann Phipps of Crossville.
In addition to his parents, Clifford is preceded in death by his brothers, Earl Bristow, Sewell Bristow and Howard Lamon Bristow; and sister, Nina Mae Lewis.
Funeral services will be held at Bilbrey Funeral Home on Saturday, May 25, at 1 p.m. with Bro. Gary Robbins officiating. Interment in Green Acres Memory Gardens. Visitation will be held prior to the service from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Bilbrey Funeral Home, Inc. ( was in charge of the arrangements.
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Paul and Trish Sminkey
May 25, 2019
Paul and I want to extend our deepest and heartfelt sympathy over the loss your your dear father and husband, Charlie. We had the pleasure of having Charlie and Fannie be our neighbors for some time now in SC and we couldn't be more blessed to have 2 of the sweetest people we've ever known be in our lives. Our prayers go out to your entire family in this sad time. We're still here if you or Fannie need anything. Love Paul and Trish Sminkey
Karen Casey Ursry
May 24, 2019
On behalf of my parents Junior and Jeanette Casey we would like to express our sadness at mr bristows passing. He and his sweet sweet wife always sat in front of us at beaverdam baptist church in williamston sc where they had been attending for some time. Conversations flowed between the 2 couples every week and we felt their friendship. Such loving sweet. friendly people. We will really miss him but pray that Fannie can still come back to beaverdam from Tiime to time. Love in Christ. From the Casey family. Williamston SC