NameClarence L. WALTON [3], [303]
Birthabt 1919 [303]
Death21 Dec 1959 [303] Age: 40
OccupationPharmacutical Salesman; Sales Manager In Cemetery Business And Later Was An Owner Of Several Cemeteries [303]
Cause of deathHeart Attack [303]
Misc. Notes
1. C.L. and Evelyn Walton “lived in Louisville, KY until 1952. He sold pharmacuticals. He then entered the cemetery business in sales and became a sales manager. He helped start new cemetery initial sales programs in Louisville, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Dothan, AL, and Memphis, TN. In 1957 he started 3 new cemeteries for himself in Cullman, AL, Jasper, AL (Walker Memory Gardens) and Tuscaloosa, AL (Memory Hill Gardens). He sold Cullman Memory Gardens in 1958. They moved to Tuscaloosa in 1958.” [303]
Birth1 Mar 1923 [303]
Death1 Sep 1992 [303] Age: 69
BurialTuscaloosa,, Alabama [303]
Burial MemoMemory Hill Gardens
Cause of deathCancer
FatherWilliam Chilton PIKE (1904-1983)
MotherFlorence M. SANDERS (1905-1999)
Misc. Notes
1. “After C.L.'s death, Evelyn ran the two cemeteries for three yrs. until she married Max Biggs, who was a cemeterian, and he took over the operation of the cemeteries. Max was from Lafayette, IN. In 1966 Max developed the first Cemetery-Funeral Home combination east of Dallas, TX in Tuscaloosa, AL, when he built Memory Chapel Funeral Home on the Memory Hill Gardens property. He had a great vision of the future of the combination cem./funeral home operations in the cemetery industry. They retired to Palm Beach Gardens, FL in 1983.” [303]
Marriage2 Nov 1942 [303], [3]
 Deborah Anne (1952-1996)
Last Modified 1 Jan 2008Created 7 Mar 2011 Mark C. Wakenshaw