Arthur Clifton, Jr.

Arthur “Art” Clifton, Jr., 81, of Valley Mills, passed away Monday, April 15, 2019 at Ascension Providence Hospital in Waco.

Visitation: 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., Thursday, April 18, at Antioch Community Church, 505 North 20th Street, in Waco.
Funeral Services: 2:00 p.m., Thursday, April 18, at Antioch Community Church, with Pastor Jimmy Seibert officiating.  Burial will follow at Patrick Cemetery.

Art was born August 24, 1937 in Millersview, Texas to Arthur Clifton and Etta Alexander Clifton.  He married Nada Elizabeth Rozzlle Clifton on January 31, 1958 in Abilene.

He was Terminal Manager for Merchant Motor Lines having been employed with the company from 1959 until his retirement in 1996. He farmed and ranched in Coleman County for 20 years and in Bosque and McLennan County since 1996. He and Liz resided in the cities of Abilene, Odessa, Waco/China Spring areas, San Angelo, Coleman County and have lived near Valley Mills since 2003.

He was a member of Antioch Community Church and served as a life group leader and section leader since 2005.

Art was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Etta Clifton; sister, Jean Dupree; and great-grandchild, Jaylie Vonasek.

He is survived by his wife, Liz Clifton; daughter, Tami Jobe and husband, Steve; grandchildren, Chaz Jobe, of Athens, Britani Westerfield and husband, Jordan, of Crawford, Jiliane Vonasek and husband, Brian, of Waco, Noah Jobe and Yaritza, of Tinker AFB, Oklahoma, Alizabeth Gstattenbauer and husband, Jarrod, Abigail Jobe and fiance, Jamie Hutka, and Suzannah Jobe and fiance, Jesse Best all of Waco; great-grandchildren, Angel and Chase, Josh and Adi, Ambry and Jobe, Eli, Annabel, Daemyn, Alyssa, Fletcher, and soon-to-be Jake; sisters, Beth Snowden, of Marble Falls and Ann Petrosky, of Irving; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

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Condolence Messages

  1. Tami & Jason Ditto

    We will miss dear Art and his wonderful smile. Loved being a part of his and Liz’s Life Group. Our heartfelt condolences to Liz, Tami, and the family.

    All our love,

    Tami & Jason Ditto

  2. Charlie and Sheila Payne

    So sorry for your loss. Art was a special man. He will be greatly missed. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Charlie and Sheila Payne

  3. To Nada Beth and family, my cincerest condolences and sympathy. Art was and Isi one of my greatest memories. Haven’t seen or heard from him in years but thought of him often. I will and do miss miss him and his friendship. God bless all of you. From Bruce

  4. Danny Tomlinson

    All of us at Providence Hospice wish to extend our sincere condolences to the family of Art. It was an honor and a privilege to provide care to Art and his family for short time he was on our service. May you carry with you many wonderful memories to share and to encourage each other. May you know God’s grace and peace in the coming days, weeks, and years.

  5. Nada, always loved visiting with you and Little Arthur! My thoughts and prayers are with you and family!

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