Oct. 7, 1931 - Oct. 20, 2013
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CULVER - Lucille J. Clifton, age 82, of 101 South White Street, Culver, Indiana 46511, passed away at 7:45 a.m. on Sunday, October 20, 2013, at Miller's Merry Manor in Culver. Lucille was born on October 7, 1931, in Fulton County, Indiana, to Walter and Mabel (Woodcox) Ball. Lucille became the bride of Donovan E. Clifton on July 8, 1950, in Bruce Lake, Indiana. Lucille retired as a head teller at the bank in Monterey, Indiana. She enjoyed fishing, gardening, cooking, baking, and quilting. She was known for being a wonderful seamstress, making dresses for the girls. She made many pairs of pajamas for Christmas to give to the children and grandchildren. Lucille was a member of the Popular Grove United Methodist Church in Culver. She was also a member of the Maxinkuckee Rebekah Lodge #844. Lucille is survived by her daughters, Vickie Haynes of Austin, Texas, and Kathi (Ron) Trilling of Milwaukee, Wisconsin; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and her sisters, Coleen Miller of Plainfield, Indiana, Margaret Click of Denver, Indiana, and Leona Skinner of Elkhart, Indiana. Lucille was preceded in death by her husband, Donovan E. Clifton, on July 30, 2012; her son, Jeffrey Clifton; and her brother, Walter Ball Jr. Memorials may be given to: The Poplar Grove United Methodist Church ~VISITATION~ SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2013, NOON-2:00 P.M. POPLAR GROVE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH STATE ROAD #10, CULVER, INDIANA ~MEMORIAL SERVICE~ SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2013, 2:00 P.M. POPLAR GROVE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH THE REV. HENRY SPRUNGER, OFFICIATING ~BURIAL~ MAXINKUCKEE CEMETERY, CULVER ~MEMORIES MAY BE SHARED AT~ www.vangilderfuneralhome.com
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300 West Madison Street Plymouth, IN 46563
Published in South Bend Tribune on Nov. 3, 2013