Funeral Service for Sammy Clifton, age 68, of Sulphur Springs, TX will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, February 23, 2018 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Chapel with Rev. Jim Moore and Rev. David Burns officiating. Interment with Military Honors will follow at Ridgeway Cemetery with Delbert Milum, Chance Clifton, Jay Griffin, Kristina Watkins, Helen Rayborn and Shane George serving as pallbearers. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 P.M. on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Chapel. Mr. Clifton passed away on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at Sunny Springs Nursing Home, Sulphur Springs, TX
Sammy David Clifton was born on April 27, 1949 in Sulphur Springs, Texas, the son of Charlie Cantrell and Doris Coleman. Sammy servied in the US Marine Corp, was of the Presbyterian faith and a retired carpenter.
He is survived by his children, Chuck Clifton and wife, Sally of Elkins, Ark, David Clifton of Dalton GA, Denna Ditto of Dalton, GA; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Sammy was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Alton Wright.
Memorials can be made to Cypress Basin Hospice, 207 Morgan Street, Mount Pleasant, TX 75455.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.