Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Audrey Irene (Plumlee) Clifton, 101, of Humboldt, Kan., formerly of Rocky Comfort passed away Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, at Chanute HealthCare Center.

She was born Jan. 16, 1912, in Rocky Comfort, the only child of Oscar Esmond and Bessie (Link) Plumlee. She grew up in Rocky Comfort and graduated from high school there.

On Feb. 20, 1930, she married Roy Carl Clifton, and they made their home in Rocky Comfort. In 2001, they moved to Humboldt, Kan., to be near their daughter. He died May 3, 2003, after they celebrated 73 years together.

She had been a member of the Bethlehem Methodist Church at Rocky Comfort.

Survivors include: one daughter, Ava Marney, of Humboldt, Kan.; one daughter-in-law, Evelyn Clifton, of Independence, Mo.; eight grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grand-children. She was preceded in death by two sons, Harold and Kervyn Clifton and a son-in-law, Dale Marney.

A graveside service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Rocky Comfort Cemetery, Rocky Comfort.