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Carl Clayton Soward

May 16, 1946 — December 21, 2020

Carl Clayton Soward, 74, of Cleveland passed away Monday, December 21, 2020 in a local healthcare facility. He was a member of Michigan Avenue Baptist Church and was retired from American Uniform. Mr. Soward enjoyed the outdoors.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Elizabeth Soward, Sr.; and sister, Betty Kelley.

Survivors include his wife, Emma Jo Minnis Soward; sisters, Helen Wilcox and Barbara Hackney; and several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, December 28, 2020 in Hilcrest Memorial Gardens with Pastor Mike Wallin officiating.

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