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Dana Denise Clifton Gray
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Dana Denise Clifton Gray, 53 years of age of Oakwood, VA, passed away on her birthday, Thursday, June 7, 2018 at her home. Born June 7, 1965 in Richlands, VA, she was the daughter of Andrew Alfred Clifton and the late Evelyn Mastich Clifton Brown.

Dana was a member of the Big Branch Church of Christ and enjoyed being a early childhood educator for twenty years. She loved watching movies, working on word searches, baking for her family and friends and working on all sorts of crafts. Loving daughter, sister and aunt.

In addition to her mother she was proceeded in death by her step-mother Freda Viars Clifton, paternal grandparents, Dewey and Lydia Clifton; maternal grandparents, Dan and Eunice Mastich, and step-maternal grandparents, Walter and Mae Viars.

Left to cherish her memories in addition to her father, Andrew Alfred Clifton of Oakwood, VA; sisters, Keppei Meadows of Cedar Bluff, VA and Melissa Mae (Kenneth) Anderson of Hurley, VA; one brother-in-law, Greg Meadows of Oakwood, VA.

She is also survived by special nieces Tiffany Nicole Anderson, Emily Brooke Meadows Newberry, Hannah Mikalah Meadows, Kiera Faith Anderson and Kendra Paige Anderson; one special nephew Kenneth Ray Anderson Jr; and two loving great-nephews, Jace Alexander Anderson and Liam Pheonix Lester.

Funeral service for Dana Denise Clifton Gray will be held at the Big Branch Church of Christ of Dismal, VA, Monday, June 11, 2018 at 11:00 a.m with Stanley Smith and Brother Danny Houchins officiating. Burial will follow in Antioch Cemetery, Keen Mountain, VA.

Active pallbearers will be her family and friends.

The family will receive friends at the Big Branch Church of Christ on Sunday, June 10, 2018 after 6:00 p.m. with and evening service to held at 7:00 p.m.

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The family of Dana Denise Clifton Gray have entrusted the care of their loved one to Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home of Keen Mountain, VA.

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6:00 PM
Big Branch Church of Christ

5039 Dismal Rd
Oakwood, VA 24631

Evening services will begin at 7:00 pm.

Funeral Service




11:00 AM
Big Branch Church of Christ

5039 Dismal Rd
Oakwood, VA 24631

Cemetery Details


Antioch Cemetery

Keen Mountain, Virginia


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