Clifton Wallace Mikell, 65, passed away on Monday, August 12, 2013 at Shands at the University of Florida.
Clifton was born on July 26, 1948 in Gainesville, FL., to Albert Edsel Mikell and Dorothy Louise Locklear Mikell. He was a lifelong resident of the area. Mr. Mikell was a graduate of Trenton High School. He received a Master's Degree in Education. He was a retired school teacher of Trenton and a pine tree farmer. Mr. Mikell loved spending time with his grandchildren and he was an avid hunter, fisherman and gardener. He was a member of Bethel Church of Christ.
He is survived by his wife, Zelda Roberts Mikell of Bell, FL, a daughter and son-in-law, Grace and Chris Dunn of Bell, FL, a son and daughter-in-law, Benjamin Ira and Amanda Mikell of Bell, FL, a sister, Claudia Mikell of Crystal River, FL, and 3 grandchildren: Abigail Dunn, Bethany Dunn and Emily Mikell.
Funeral Services will be held on Friday, August 16, 2013 at 2:00 P.M. at Bethel Church of Christ with Mr. David Halter officiating. Interment to follow at the church cemetery. Visitation will be held on Thursday, August 15, 2013 from 6:00-8:00 P.M. at Watson Funeral Home.
Arrangements under the care of Watson Funeral Home, 426 W. Wade Street, Trenton, FL. 32693 (352) 463-8888. Online condolences or to sign the guest book at
Published in Gainesville Sun from Aug. 14 to Aug. 15, 2013