Dorothy L. Clifton
Dorothy L. Clifton, 88, of Mt. Vernon died 12:52 a.m. April 2, 2005,
at Crossroads Community Hospital in Mt. Vernon. She was a waitress and
a homemaker. Mrs. Clifton was born Feb. 25, 1917, in Mt. Vernon to
William E. and Eva (Halverson) Dain. She married Theodore Marcus Clifton
in Chicago; he preceded her in death in 1972.
Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.
Randy Sells will conclude the evening visitation with a closing prayer. Per the
request of Mrs. Clifton, no funeral services will be held.
Mrs. Clifton is survived by two sons, Lewis Clifton and wife Kimberly of Mt. Vernon
and Don Gulley of Mt. Vernon; two daughters, Marie Carrol of Lakeland, Fla., and
Wilma Lee McGee of Lakeland, Fla.; 16 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren;
great-great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a daughter, Thelma Jean;
and several brothers and sisters.
Mrs. Clifton was a Protestant by faith.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home, where you
may call 242-3348 for further information.
Date: April 05, 2005
Submitted by Robert W. Loman