9/19/14 —– Marian Ruth Curry Clifton

Mrs. Marian Ruth Curry Clifton, age 88 of Morrison, Tennessee, passed from this life on September 16, 2014 at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee surrounded by her loving family.

Marian was preceded in death by her parents Weldon and Leona Curry, two sisters, Buell Thompson, Patty Pyle, and two brothers, Jimmy Curry, Merle Curry and one grandchild, Chad Bentley.

She is survived by her loving husband of sixty-four years, Cread J. Clifton, Sr., three daughters, Merry Lynn Adams and husband Paul of Smyrna, Tennessee, Linda D. Cunningham of Morrison, Tennessee, Sheila L. Webb and husband Thomas of Cookeville, Tennessee, one step-daughter, Minanette Warren and husband Gray of Alabama, one son, Cread J. Clifton, Jr. and wife Tamela of Gallatin, Tennessee, one brother, Leon Curry and wife Brenda of Georgia, four grandchildren, Cam Conry and family of Morrison, Tennessee, Cody Bentley of Alabama, Staver Anderson and family of Clarksville, Tennessee, Kyle Clifton of Gallatin, Tennessee, one great grandchild, and many other loving family members.

Mrs. Clifton was a member of the Summitville United Methodist Church for many years. She began teaching in 1948 and retired in 1990 after many years of serving as a teacher, principal, supervisor of special education, and educator. Marian was a member of the Red Hat Society and she enjoyed genealogy studies and spent countless hours organizing and preparing genealogy information to share with her family. Mrs. Clifton was a devout Christian woman, who treasured family. Her faith and her family were her life.

Funeral Services for Mrs. Marian C. Clifton will be conducted on Friday, September 19, 2014 at 11:00 AM at the Coffee County Funeral Chapel with Brother Danny Freeman and Pastor Jonathan Tolbert officiating.

Burial will follow in the Shady Grove Cemetery, Coffee County, Tennessee.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 18, 2014 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the Coffee county Funeral Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to a hospice organization of your choice.

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