Jimmie Clifton, 67, of Sebring, Fla., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012, at Good Shepherd Hospice in Sebring.
He was born March 30, 1944, to Jimmie Clifton, Sr., of Moore Haven, Fla., and Millie Altman, of Tampa, Fla.
Jimmie was married to Carrolin Coleman Clifton for 50 years and they have two children; a daughter, Genia Reiss and husband, Bobby, of Lake Placid, Fla.; a son, Jimmy Clifton, III and wife, Mary, of Holcomb, Mo.; three grandchildren, LaTosha Reiss, Brittany Clifton and Jimmie Clifton, IV; three great-grandchildren, Zyaun, Kingston and Malia; two sisters, Patricia Rumfelt and husband, Al, of Labelle, Fla., and Linda Llewellyn and husband, Rex, of Aiken, S.C.; a brother, Kenneth McDonald of South Carolina and best friends and vacation buddies, Beverly and Wilford Stone, of Kennett.
Jimmie was employed by Evercane Sugar Refinery-Imperial Sugar of Clewiston for 34 years. They retired to Kennett, but returned back to Sebring in 2009. He enjoyed woodworking, gardening, jogging and playing chess. He loved the outdoors and enjoyed fishing. His greatest joy was the time he spent with his family.
Graveside services were held at 10 a.m., Saturday, January 7, at Pinecrest Cemetery in Sebring, with Rex Llewellyn officiating.
Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home of Sebring was in charge of arrangements.