December 29, 1943 - March 19, 2021
Bernard "Sonny" M. Clifton, 77, of Perryville, Missouri passed away Friday, March 19, 2021 at Independence Care Center in Perryville. He was born December 29, 1943 in Friedenberg, Missouri to Bernard L. and Wilhelmina (Unterreiner) Clifton. He was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Perryville, and the Cattlemen's Association. Sonny was a Farmer through and through. He took great pride in his farm and cattle while also owning and operating a land excavation business. He also loved the time spent with his family, taking an occasional camping trip, fishing with his grandchildren, attending church, and weekend bike trips on his Harley Davidson trike. Survivors include life partner, Trina Lamy; one son, Randy (Shannon) Clifton of Perryville, MO; three daughters, Brenda (Jeffery) Hoehn of Perryville, MO, Connie (Jeffrey) Gotto of Perryville, MO and Susan (Joe) Sauer of Eureka, MO; one brother, Russell (Cheri) Clifton of Perryville, MO; four sisters, Helen Cissell of Perryville, MO, Barbara (Denis) Ernst of Perryville, MO, Catherine (Michael) Brockmann of Waterloo, IL and Julia (John Compton) Clifton of Albuquerque, NM; 11 grandchildren, Devin Hoehn, Madison Hoehn, Levi Gotto, Hannah Gotto, Lauren Sauer, Matthew Sauer, Emma Sauer, George Sauer, Ella Clifton, Clara Clifton and Cain Clifton. He was preceded in death by his parents; one infant daughter, Angela Clifton; brother, Eugene Clifton and infant brother, Dennis Clifton. Visitation will be 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Friday, March 26, 2021 at Ford and Young Funeral Home in Perryville and on Saturday, March 27 from 6:30 to 10:30 am. Funeral Mass will be at 11:00 am Saturday, March 27, 2021 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Perryville with the Rev. Rich Wehrmeyer C.M. officiating. Burial will be at Mount Hope Cemetery in Perryville. Memorial contributions may be given to the St. Vincent School System. Online condolences may be made at www.fordandyoungfuneralhome.com. Ford and Young Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Bernard "Sonny" M. Clifton, 77, of Perryville, Missouri passed away Friday, March 19, 2021 at Independence Care Center in Perryville. He was born December 29, 1943 in Friedenberg, Missouri to Bernard L. and Wilhelmina (Unterreiner) Clifton. He... View Obituary & Service Information
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