|Birth: ||Nov. 29, 1933|
Red River County
|Death: ||Jan. 9, 2012|
Lendell Lane "L.L." Clifton, 78, of Dallas, passed away on Monday, January 9, 2012, in Dallas.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012, at Casa View Christian Church (2230 Barnes Bridge, Dallas), with burial to follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Grove Hill Funeral Home and on Wednesday from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at Casa View Christian Church.
L.L. was born on Nov. 29, 1933, in Clarksville, to the late Charlie M. and Carrie L. (Pickrell) Clifton. He married Clara Jenkins on June 2, 1962. L.L. was retired from the Dallas Fire Department after 30 years of service. He was also a real estate broker for many years, and served in the U.S. Navy.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Doris McLarty and Clovis "Bill" Bulin; two brothers, Glendell Clifton and Donal Clifton; and a brother-in-law, Gene Jenkins.
Those left to cherish L.L.'s memories include his wife Clara of Dallas; daughters, Jamie Smothers and husband Gary of Mesquite, and Genia Gregory and husband Bobby of Martins Mills; grandchildren, Carrie Lyon and husband Matthew of Martins Mill, Courtney Gregory and fiancÚ Jonathan Wheeler of Ben Wheeler, Kyle Gregory of Martins Mill, and Tyler Smothers of Mesquite; great-grandson, Tate Gregory of Martins Mill; sisters-in-law: Dorothy Clifton of Texarkana and Peggy Jenkins of Lake Dallas; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Athens Daily Review 11 JAN 2012
Sparkman Hillcrest Memorial Park
Created by: James A Gamblin
Record added: Jan 11, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83311112