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Mary Lou Clifton

June 24, 1931 — February 24, 2022

Mary Lou Clifton

Mary Lou Clifton, 90, of Rockledge, Florida passed on February 24, 2022 in Melbourne, Florida.

She was born on June 24, 1931 in Calhoun, Georgia to Homer and Mattie Lou Sitton Silvers.

Her family includes: her son, Alan Pickering; daughter, Pam Tallent; stepdaughters, Alice, Lisa, and Kelly; brother, Max Silvers; grandchildren, Ryan, Marvin, Justin and Sara; and great-granddaughters, Mary and Kirra. She was preceded in death by her husband Jerry.

Mary Lou was a quality control inspector for many years and had worked on the Apollo Mission. She enjoyed bowling, reading, working crossword and find a word puzzles, and spending time with her family. She loved spending time at our local libraries reading and learning. Please consider tax deductible contribution to: Friends of the Melbourne Library for a bench with plaque in her memory:

Mail can be sent to: Friends of the Melbourne Library Mary Lou Clifton Fund 540 E Fee Avenue
Melbourne, FL 32901

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Burial will be Sunday, June 5, 2022 at 1:30 pm in Blackwood Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, Calhoun, Georgia.

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Sunday, June 5, 2022

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