Jean Edenfield Clifton
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Jean Edenfield Clifton, 95, wife of the late James Arthur Clifton, passed away Saturday, March 20, 2021 at her residence.
Family and friends are invited to attend her visitation Saturday, March 27, from 10:00am to 11:00am at First Baptist Church of Swainsboro.
A funeral service will begin at 11:00am at the First Baptist Church with Dr. Robert Blankenship and Pastor Casey Shaw officiating.
Burial will follow at Elam Baptist Church Cemetery, 5199 Elam Rd, Millen.
Pallbearers will be grandsons, Mr. Michael Rountree, Mr. David Rountree, Mr. Bryan Rountree, Mr. John Preston Williams, Mr. Davis Griffin,
Mr.Cody Clifton and great-grandsons, Mr. Nate Gleaton and Mr. Spencer Lawrence. Great-grandson Mr. Sam Lawrence will hand out programs.
Mrs. Clifton was born April 29, 1925, in Emanuel County, GA, daughter of the late William Edenfield and Annie Page Edenfield. She graduated from
Emanuel County Institute, Twin City, in 1943. She was a member of the Agape Sunday School Class, First Baptist, Swainsboro and the
Governor David Emanuel-Adam Brinson Chapter NSDAR.
She was a loving mother, Mema to her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and many others who knew her. She enjoyed her years at Oak Island Crabhouse
meeting people from everywhere. People always wanted to know "where is Mema?". Her yard was her joy, pulling weeds was a labor of love to her.
In addition to her husband and parents, she is preceded in death by her sisters Mrs. Veda Lewis, Mrs. Mary Lou Willis, Mrs. Lois Lawson
McClain, Mrs. Alma Curl, and Mrs. Billie Lanier and her brothers Mr. Ted Edenfield, Mr. Roy Edenfield, Mr. Snook Edenfield and Mr. Jake
Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Lydia Rountree (Mike), Mrs. Patricia Williams (Ricky), Mrs. Debbie Williams (Dale), Mrs. Diane
Griffin (Skip) and one son, Mr. Jim Clifton (Sherri). Mrs. Clifton is also survived by eleven grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren
and 3 great-great-grandchildren. Loving nieces and nephews also survive.
The family wishes to extend their sincere gratitude to the staff of Pruitt Health Hospice for their compassionate care and concern for Mrs. Clifton,
and should you so desire, memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of Swainsboro, 240 West Main St., Swainsboro, GA 30401