- October 20, 1938 - February 16, 2013
- Maryville, Tennessee
of Marilyn's Passing
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“Ivy and family,
Pat and I were saddened as we learned of Marilyns passing. Many old memories came to mind of B. B. Comer School and the good times...Read More »
1 of 30 | Posted by: Tom and Pat Bivin - AL - friend
“I enjoyed many happy years working with Marilyn at the RTVC in Fort Worth, Texas. I remember her as a kind, funny, and fun-loving person. I enjoyed...Read More »
2 of 30 | Posted by: Debbie Wall Townsend - Alexandria, VA
“I was so sad to hear about Marilyn. You were our best friends for so long and she was a wonderful, caring person. Oh, how I cried when you moved...Read More »
3 of 30 | Posted by: Jeanne Boor - East Greenbush, NY
“So sorry for your loss to Mr. Ivy Clifton, Cathy, Connie, Cindy, and Carol. I have many fond memories of Marilyn Clifton and it was so nice to get...Read More »
4 of 30 | Posted by: Jean (Krull) Burdick - Clay, NY
“IVY, prayers and loving thoughts to you and your family.
5 of 30 | Posted by: Gloria Owens (MignonBaptist Church)@@ - AL
“We love you Ivy and you are in our prayers
6 of 30 | Posted by: Gloria Owens (MignonBaptist Church)@@ - AL
“It was so nice to have Marilyn on Facebook and to hear from her occasionally. She was such a nice friend and co-worker at R.T.V.C. My prayers and...Read More »
7 of 30 | Posted by: Lou Ann Marchisin - Joshua, TX
“Marilyn was a beautiful person. I so enjoyed our many talks and goofing around. She was such a good friend and will be greatly missed.
8 of 30 | Posted by: Donna Senn - Fort Worth, TX
“I worked with Marilyn for many years at the RTVC. She was a friend to all - so warm and caring, always willing to help. She lived out her faith and...Read More »
9 of 30 | Posted by: Deborah Key - Dallas, TX - Friend
“Jim and family,
With a heavy heart I celebrate such a wonderful friend. Our time working at the Radio and TV Commission was such a treasure. I...Read More »
10 of 30 | Posted by: Jerry and Debbie Stamps - TX
“Dear Uncle Ivy, and the CLCs, Marilyn Ann was a very dear woman. I would say she was my mother's best friend. We will all miss her. I'm so sorry...Read More »
11 of 30 | Posted by: Gilda Coker - Birmingham, AL
“Please know that we are thinking of you during this difficult time. We will always cherish our memories of Marilyn and your family. May God comfort...Read More »
12 of 30 | Posted by: Bob & Bettye Walker - Auburn, AL
“To Ivy and Connie and all the Family..I was so very saddened at hearing about Marilyn's (always Mrs. Clifton to me!) passing..she was a wonderful...Read More »
13 of 30 | Posted by: Chris & Deb Drennon & Family - NY
“Brother Ivy I know that your heart is breaking right now. Our hearts hurt with you. We will be lifting you and your family in prayer. We love you...Read More »
14 of 30 | Posted by: Lisa Reaves - Sylacauga, AL
“Ivy, Eddie and I were sorry to hear about Marilyn. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
15 of 30 | Posted by: Kathy Varnadore - Sylacauga, AL
“Thoughts and prayers are continually with you and your family!!
16 of 30 | Posted by: Cyndy, Colby and Quincy - WV
“Ivy, I am so sorry to hear of Marilyn's illness and passing. She was so encouraging to me all these years. I am truly going to miss her. You and...Read More »
17 of 30 | Posted by: Jerrie (Jackson) McIngvale - MS
“My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
18 of 30 | Posted by: Sandy Hinkein Crisco - Charlotte, NC
“Sorry for your loss. I'm keeping you all in my prayers.
19 of 30 | Posted by: Susan Krull - Syracuse, NY
“I'm very sorry for your loss. Thinking of you and all your family at this hard time. Praying for you all.
20 of 30 | Posted by: :Lynn Krull Broussard - Cicero, NY
“Connie and Family, So sorry for your loss. She will be watching all of you and waiting. You will all be together again. Prayers are with you all at...Read More »
21 of 30 | Posted by: Renee A'Brial - Elizaville, NY
“Dear Ivy and Family,
Our deepest sympathy to you and you are in our thoughts and prayers. We enjoyed knowing Marilyn. She was a very sweet and...Read More »
22 of 30 | Posted by: Jerry and Janell (Offord) Culberson - AL
“Dear Mr Clifton, Connie, Cindy, Cathy and Carol,
I am so sorry for the loss of Mrs. Clifton, your wife and Mother. I have many, many fond...Read More »
23 of 30 | Posted by: Anne Krull Allmon - Phoenix, NY
“Mr. Clifton , My deepest condolences to you and your lovely family! I am just learning of the passing of your lovely wife, Mrs. Clifton . She...Read More »
24 of 30 | Posted by: Deanna T. Rocha - Hudson, NY
“We're so sorry to hear of Marilyn's passing. She was a dear friend. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the girls & their families.
25 of 30 | Posted by: Jim & JoAnn (Horton) Wood - AL
“To the Clifton Family,
My heart is very heavy for the loss you have suffered. I am sure that there are no words that I can say that will make...Read More »
26 of 30 | Posted by: Barbara Sharpe Groll - Hudson, NY
“The Time Has Come To Cherish All Memories Of Your Loved One..Peace Be With You.
27 of 30 | Posted by: Diana Smith - Pembroke Pines, FL
“Ivy and daughters, My heart achs for you. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
28 of 30 | Posted by: Jimmy House - Panama City Beach, FL
“Ivy, my memories of Marilyn, and her family, are so laced in the fabric of my life, that it's hard to think of my younger life without all of them...Read More »
29 of 30 | Posted by: Kay Cheshire - Sylacauga, AL
“Marilyn was a great Christian woman with a happy personality, a pleasure to be around. She has a multitude of friends in the Sylacauga area where...Read More »
30 of 30 | Posted by: Ginger George Clifton - Sylacauga, AL
Marilyn McCulley Clifton age 74 of Maryville passed away Saturday, February 16, 2013 at Blount Memorial Hospital. She was a member of Oak Street Baptist Church. She was a loving, caring, selfless, joyful wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, and friend. Preceded in death by her parents, R.C. and Pauline McCulley; sister, Patsy Bulger. Survivors include her husband of 57 years, James Ivy Clifton; daughters and sons-in-law, Cathy and Brian Holley, Connie Langridge, Cynthia and Mike Thompson, and Carol and Tony Smith; nine grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 19, 2013 in the Smith Trinity Chapel with Rev. Brooky Gray officiating. Family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Tuesday at Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 983-1000.