Virginia Lee Clifton died Wednesday (July 12, 2006) at Hillcrest Nursing Home. She was 83 years old.
She was born Nov. 15, 1922, to E. Carl and Bessie (Austin) Macy in Marion. She graduated from McCook High School in 1940 and McCook Junior College in 1973.
She married Chester C. Clifton on Dec. 1, 1940 at St. Francis, Kan. To this union, three children were born, Charles L., Chester A., and Bess C.
She was an excellent mother and homemaker, and enjoyed her family, especially her grandchildren.
She was a member of Memorial United Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband Chester C. on Dec. 20, 1969; a granddaughter; her parents, Carl and Bessie; and two sisters, Ella Gallagher and Cleo Childers.
Survivors include her sons, Charles L. Clifton of Albuquerque, N.M., Chester A. Clifton and wife, Judy of Bayard; daughter, Bess C. Gull and husband, Randy of McCook; grandchildren, Pamela Lawson and husband, Ray of Hampton, Craig Clifton and wife, Kerri of Thornton, Colo., Meghan Gull of Lincoln, Moriah Gull of Kearney, Miranda Gull of McCook; great-grandchildren, Cody, Matthew, Nathan and Taylor; and sister, Marion Mosher of Minatare.
Memorials may be given in her name.
Memorial services will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Carpenter Breland Funeral Home with the Rev. Dr. Jeff Thurman officiating. Inurnment will be at Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver on Tuesday (July 18th) at 9 a.m.
Friends and family may sign her book at the funeral home during business hours, or send condolences online at .
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.