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Bevelene Irene Leonard Clifton

March 8, 1943 August 17, 2019
Bevelene Irene Leonard Clifton
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Obituary for Bevelene Irene Leonard Clifton

Bevelene Irene Leonard Clifton, 76, passed from this life to her Heavenly home, for which she longed, August 17th, 2019. Born March 8, 1943 in Bluefield, WV, she was the daughter of the late Matoaka Edward Leonard and Pattie Vandyke Leonard.

Bevelene had a passion for reading her Bible, doing things for her family and the church, was a member of Antioch Holiness Church for forty-six years, where she was Sunday School Teacher for several years and served as secretary/treasurer for the past twenty-five years. She volunteered at the Keen Mountain Christian Academy and enjoyed being with all the kids at school.

She loved going to yard sales with her special friends Garnie Keen and Shirley Hurt, loved quilting, making curtains, reading books, working with flowers and making things with her hands. A loving mother, sister, aunt, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by the love of her life Thomas Newton Clifton whom she married December 22, 1958, brothers Dennie Ray Leonard and Donald Eugene Leonard, sister Loraine Nelson, son-in-law Richard “Clyde” Osborne, and granddaughter Samantha Osborne.

She is survived by her daughter Kathy Slaughter and husband Donnie of Winston Salem, NC, Debbie Osborne of Oakwood, VA; sons Ricky Thomas Clifton and wife Faye of Keen Mountain, VA, Douglas Robert Clifton of Waverly, VA; sisters Rachel Darlene Harrison of Summerville, NC, Carol Whitt of Jewell Ridge, VA; brother Walter Leonard and wife Lydia of Hawaii.

She is also survived by her grandchildren Veronica Vandyke and husband Raymond of Raven, VA, Beverly Fletcher and husband Sam of Jewell Ridge, VA, Selina Gross and husband Josh of Raven, VA, Justin Clifton and wife Ashley of Oakwood, VA, Joshua Slaughter and Jonathan Slaughter both of Winston Salem, NC; great-grandchildren Johnathan Hudson, Logan Vandyke, Layla Vandyke, Trevor Gross, Trent Gross, and Wade Clifton, several nieces, nephews, sisters and brothers-in-law and a host of friends.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Jeremy Cook and the volunteers of Oakwood Fire Department, Legacy Hospice and all the Clifton family for always being there.

Funeral service for Bevelene Irene Leonard Clifton will be held at the Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home Chapel of Keen Mountain, VA, Friday, August 23, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. with Reverend Kenneth Byrd, Brother Darrell Clifton, Brother Billy Harrison and Brother Cory McGlothlin officiating. Burial will follow in the Antioch Cemetery, Keen Mountain, VA.

Active pallbearers will be Johnathan Hudson, Sam Fletcher, Raymond Vandyke, Ralph Vandyke, Josh Slaughter, Jonathan Slaughter, Jeff Davis, Logan Vandyke, Arthur Clifton, Jeff Keene and Justin Clifton.

Honorary pallbearers will be Ron Clifton, Joe Clifton, Andrew Clifton and all the men of the Antioch Holiness Church.

The family will receive friends at the Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home Chapel, Thursday, August 22, after 6:00 p.m. with an evening service to be held at 7:00 p.m.


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Visitation

Thursday

22

Aug

6:00 PM 8/22/2019 6:00:00 PM
Shortridge Ramey - Keen Mountain

1020 Big Skeggs Road
Oakwood, VA 24631

Shortridge Ramey - Keen Mountain
1020 Big Skeggs Road Oakwood 24631 VA
United States

Funeral Service

Friday

23

Aug

1:00 PM 8/23/2019 1:00:00 PM
Shortridge Ramey - Keen Mountain

1020 Big Skeggs Road
Oakwood, VA 24631

Shortridge Ramey - Keen Mountain
1020 Big Skeggs Road Oakwood 24631 VA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Antioch Cemetery Final Resting Place

Keen Mountain, VA

Keen Mountain VA
United States
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