|Birth: ||Jul. 19, 1913|
|Death: ||Feb. 15, 2003|
Daily Gate City, Keokuk, Iowa, November 1, 2003.
Helen A. Clift, 89, of Kahoka, MO. died Sunday, February 16, 2003 at the Keokuk Area Hospital in Keokuk, IA. She was born July 19, 1913 in Clark County, MO., a daughter of John Arthur and Olevia Helen Glasscock Oberman. She married John W. Clift on April 15, 1936 in Kahoka, MO. He preceded her in death on September 9, 1987. Helen was of the Baptist Faith. As a youth, she had joined the Providence Baptist Church near Williamstown, and later changed her membership to the New Woodville Baptist Church. She was a lifelong resident of Clark County, MO. She and her husband famred south of Kahoka. Helen helped with 4-H in her younger years. She enjoyed quilting and cooking. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother and treasured the times she spent with her family. Survivors include one son, Don Clift and his wife Rosalie of Kahoka, MO, four granddaughters, Mrs. Jeff (Sherry) Koonce of Ste. Genevieve, MO., Mrs. Kipp (Kathy) Randolph of Fort Madison, IA, Mrs. Kirt (Debbie) Malone of Palmyra, MO and Cindy Clift of Warrensburg, MO, four great grandchildren, Kevin and Kyle Randloph and Brock and Kaden Malone, one sister-in-law, Mary Oberman of Kahoka, MO, one brother-in-law, Jack Clifft and his wife Kathleen of Evening Shade, AR and several nieces, nephews and other relatives. She was also preceded in death by one son, James Arthur Clift, three sisters, Lucille Oberman, Hilma Rowe and Fern LaFrenz and two brothers, William Oberman and Wilbur Oberman. Funeral services were held at 1:00 P.M. Thursday, February 20, 2003 at the Vigen Memorial Home in Kahoka, MO with Reverend Dan Deatrick and Reverend Ernest Deatrick officiating. Burial was in the Frazee Cemetery. Visitation was held after 1:00 P.O. Wednesday with the family meeting with friends from 6-8 P.M. at the funeral home. Memorials were made to the Frazee Cemetery or the Donor's Choice.
Arthur John Oberman (1883 - 1964)
Olevia Helen Glasscock Oberman (1883 - 1957)
John W. Clift (1913 - 1987)*
Created by: Henry Webber
Record added: Jul 10, 2011
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