Leona L. Clifford

  • "Leona had that easy, wonderful Niesken's laugh. Just like..."
    - DeeDe Ennis
  • "My deepest sympathy to the Clifford family. Your mom was a..."
    - Dianne Roese
  • "Leona helped me a great deal when we worked together at..."
    - John Leskoske
  • "So sorry for your loss."
    - Darlene McDougall
    - Pam and Sherman

Clifford Leona L. Clifford, 74, Columbus, passed away Thursday, May 29, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. Leona was born in Hopkins, MN, to Eddie and Leila (Nieskens) Osborne on April 29, 1940, and is preceded in death by her parents, husband Michael Clifford, son Rick Clifford, sisters Jeanette Andrews and Diane Carroll. Survivors include her daughter, Debbie (Roger) Ellis; sons, Michael Clifford, Brian (Jeannie) Clifford, Patrick (Michelle Jackson) Clifford; sister, Shirley Woltz; brothers, Maynard (Fanny) Osborne and Ronnie (Debbie) Osborne; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends. Leona worked for Nationwide Insurance for many years. Family and friends will gather on Tuesday, June 3, 2014, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at NEWCOMER FUNERAL HOME, SW Chapel, 3393 Broadway, Grove City, OH with the funeral service at 1 p.m. Messages of condolence may be left at www.NewcomerColumbus.com.

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Newcomer Funeral Home & Crematory
3393 Broadway Grove City, OH 43123
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on May 31, 2014