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Jane Clifton

September 15, 1941 — August 31, 2018


Jane Ann Clifton, age 76, of Wyaconda, MO, passed away Friday, August 31, 2018 in Blessing Hospital in Quincy, IL.

Jane Ann was born September 15, 1941 in Keokuk, IA, a daughter of James and Myrta Mae Buck Hauptmann.

She married her sweetheart, Robert "Bobby" Clifton, on March 3, 1961 in Lathrop, MO. They had first met in grade school.

Survivors include her husband of 57 years, Bobby Clifton, of the home; one son, John David Clifton of the home; two sisters-in-law, Marjorie (Rodney) Heelan of Gladstone, MO and Terry (Gail) Triplett of Carl Junction, MO; nieces and nephews and their families: Brad (Carrie) Hauptmann of Peculiar, MO, Buffey Hauptmann of Lee’s Summit, MO, Bobbi (Mike) Hauptmann-French of Woodbridge, VA, Joshua (Carolyn) Hauptmann of Hallsville, MO, Teresa (John) Tanner of Kansas City, MO, Matthew (Jodie) Heelan of Shawnee, KS, and Craig, Curt, and Chris Triplett of the Joplin, MO area; as well as other relatives.

She was preceded in death by a son, Robert James Clifton; her parents; her in-laws, Robert and Phyllis Clifton; her brother and sister-in-law, John and Karen Hauptmann; and a brother-in-law, Kenneth Clifton.

Jane Ann graduated from Wyaconda High School in 1959. She was a member of the Wyaconda Christian Church, Trailblazer’s Saddle Club, and Royal Neighbors of America.

She and Robert worked as a team farming and raising livestock. She loved horses and working with them. She also enjoyed growing roses and other flowers and tending to a large garden. Jane was especially fond of attending the Clark Co. Mule Festival each year. She was very content with her life and was rarely seen without Robert and John David by her side.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, September 5, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. at Wilson Funeral Home in Kahoka with Pastor Jacky Buck officiating. Burial followed in the Fairmont Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to the Fairmont Cemetery.

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Friends may call at Wilson Funeral Home after 10 a.m. on Tuesday with family receiving friends from 6-8 p.m.


Tuesday, September 04, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Wilson Funeral Home
975 E Main
Kahoka, Missouri 63445

Friends may call at Wilson Funeral Home after 10 a.m. on Tuesday with family receiving friends from 6-8 p.m.

Funeral Service

Wednesday, September 05, 2018
10:30 AM

Wilson Funeral Home
975 E. Main
Kahoka, Missouri 63445

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