Obituaries

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Obit - Hill

Harold Kelsey Hill

 

A graveside memorial service for Harold Kelsey “Bud” Hill, 86, will be held at Clifton Cemetery on Saturday, July 20, 2013 at 11 a.m.

Bud Hill was born and raised in Clifton. He graduated from Clifton High School and the University of Texas at Austin with a journalism degree. After college he moved to Denver, CO and established a very successful antique business, McKinley & Hill Antiqu4s, which he managed until his death.

He was a very fun loving and generous man, loved by many friends and family. Until the last few years, he came home to Clifton every September for the annual Hill Dove Hunt and celebration.

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18
Jul

Obit Knudson

Wilma H. Knudson

 

Wilma Adeline (Hansen) Knudson, 102, passed away on Thursday, July 4, 2013, at Landsun Homes in Carlsbad, NM. Funeral services were held at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Carlsbad, NM, Thursday, July 11, 2013, with The Rev. Andrew W. Dimit officiating. Burial followed in Carlsbad Cemetery.

Wilma was born to Hans Ferdinand and Gina Marie (Tergerson) Hansen in Cranfills Gap, on June 20, 1911. She attended school in Cranfills Gap and Clifton, graduating from Clifton Lutheran Academy, Clifton, in 1930. In 1933 she received her RN degree after three years training at St. Paul’s Hospital School of Nursing in Dallas. Wilma worked as an RN in various fields of nursing in Texas, Oklahoma, Mississippi and New Mexico.

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18
Jul

Obit - McMurray

Lucy Marie McCollum McMurray

 

Lucy Marie McCollum McMurray, age 93, of Meridian, passed away Saturday, July 6, 2013, in the Lutheran Sunset Home in Clifton.

Graveside services were held Saturday, July 13, in the Meridian Cemetery with Rev. Richard Creech and Dr. Jerry Smith officiating. 

She was a daughter of Lloyd and Bessie Marie Jenkins McCollum, born on March 22, 1920, in Waco, where she was raised and educated. 

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18
Jul

Obit - Nuggard

Hazel Norene Nygaard

 

Hazel Norene Nygarrd, 86, passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2013, in Hurst. Services and Christian burial were held at St. Olafs (Rock) Lutheran Church on Monday, July 15.

She, along with her twin brother, Noran were born to Hannah and Otto Nygaard on Oct. 22, 1926 in the Mustang community near Cranfills Gap.

She attended school in Cranfills Gap and at Clifton Jr. College. She proceeded with her education at North Texas State University. Her life’s vocation was teaching. She was an elementary grade public school teacher for 38 years in Houston. She taught the children of NASA astronauts. She concluded her teaching careet in the Hurst-Euless-Bedford school district in 1983.

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18
Jul

Obit ratliff

June Marvette Ratliff

 

June Marvette Ratliff age 62 passed away July 4, 2013 in Laguna Park, Texas.  

Mrs. Ratliff was born June 18, 1951, in McKinney, Texas, to Marvin Daniel and June Elizabeth Ashford. She worked for several years as an assistant manager for a finance company. June was united in marriage to Roger Dale Ratliff on March 16, 2005, in Morgan, Texas.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Mrs. Ratliff is survived by her husband, Roger Ratliff of Clifton; her son, Steven Graham, of Waco; brother, Franklin Daniels, of Gholson, several grandchildren, numerous other relatives, and a host of friends.

Thu
13
Jun

Finney Obituary

ike Lockhart Finney

 

Funeral services for Mike Lockhart Finney, 88, of Clifton, were held Saturday, June 8, 2013, at Grace Memorial Baptist Church with Pastor Don McCollum officiating. Finney passed away at his residence on Monday, June 3.

Thu
13
Jun

Goodwin Obituary

Gary D. Goodwin

 

Gary D. Goodwin, age 66, of Kopperl, passed away Saturday evening, May 25, 2013, in a Ft. Worth hospital.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 29, 2013, in the Kopperl First Baptist Church with Rev. Brian Crain officiating. Burial was in the Kopperl Cemetery.  Pallbearers were Byron Grounds, Jeff Barrett, Doug Day, Lloyd W. Kuykendall, Richard Derrick, and Kevin O'Daniel.  Honorary Pallbearers were Doyle Waller, Lloyd Kuykendall, and Shane Waller.

Thu
13
Jun

Hight Obituary

George Stanley Hight

 

Funeral services for George Stanley Hight, 80, held Monday, June 10, 2013, at Immanuel Lutheran Church with the Rev. Brian McQuiggin officiating. Interment was in Clifton Memorial Park.

Thu
13
Jun

Langston Obituary

Amy Langston

Amy Michelle Langston, 28, of Valley Mills passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2013 in Valley Mills. Funeral services were held Saturday, June 1, at the Valley Mills First Baptist Church under the direction of Foss Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

Tue
11
Jun

Rocky Elaine Broyles

Rocky Elaine Broyles, 63, of Clifton passed away on Saturday,
May 25, 2013. Funeral services were held Saturday,
June 1, at Grace Memorial Baptist Church with Pastor Don
McCollum officiating.
Rocky Elaine Amoroso was born on May 20, 1950 in
Gainsville, to Ray and Eva Amoroso.
Survivors include her son, David Broyles and wife, Tracy,
of Rockwall, and brother, John Amoroso.
She was raised in Gainsville, but always considered Clifton
her home.

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