|Birth: ||Jan. 13, 1925, USA|
|Death: ||Jan. 27, 2012|
Mrs. Juanita Wyatt Clifton, age 87, died Friday at East Georgia Regional Medical Center. She was a native and longtime resident of Brooklet. Mrs. Clifton was the oldest and longest serving member of the Brooklet United Methodist Church where she was active in the Mollie Lee Sunday School Class and the Keturah Circle of the United Methodist Women. She was a graduate of Georgia Teacher's College and taught school in Bryan County for two years. Mrs. Clifton was a member of the Bulloch County Historical Society and enjoyed knitting, crocheting, playing Canasta, and spending time with her friends in the Brooklet Supper Club. She was preceded in death by her parents. J. H. and Thelma Wyatt, her husband, Kermit Clifton, and her granddaughter, Angela Marie Bigwood.
Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and Larry Whitman of Hinesville, Sandy and Tom Bigwood of Metter; grandchildren, Kristen Whitman of Hinesville, Susan Whitman (Alex) McDonald of Decatur, Ga., Erika Bigwood (Jared) Rahn of Springfield, Ga., Allison Bigwood (Jeremy) Lightsey of Savannah, Clifton Thomas (Leslie) Bigwood of Bluffton, SC, Jeff (Brenda) Whitman of Derry, NH; great grandchildren, Paul and Daniel Whitman-Agan, Luke McDonald, and Liam Lightsey; her sister, Ouida Ingram Franklin of Brooklet; her cousin, Virginia (Marion) Franklin of Americus, Ga.; her sister-in-law, Maudeane Clifton; her nieces and nephew, Molly Eisenman, Patricia Silver, Jane Young, Peggy Hodges, Mike Clifton, Cindy Thompson, Sherry Ingram, Rebecca Dinsmore, and Debbie Ingram.
Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Mollie Lee Sunday School Class, R.J.'s Friday Night Supper Club, and the Brooklet Canasta Club.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Brooklet United Methodist Church Building Fund, 201 North Parker Ave., Brooklet, Ga. 30415 or to Ogeechee Area Hospice, P.O. Box 531, Statesboro, Ga. 30459.
Julian Hobson Wyatt (1898 - 1971)
Thelma Coleman Wyatt (1901 - 1992)
Kermit Clifton (1923 - 2009)
Bulloch Memorial Gardens
Created by: D Blitch
Record added: Jan 31, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 84261127
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