age 81 of Merrillville, IN, passed away peacefully on October 14, 2020.
She was born on
December 2, 1938 in Attala, AL to Winvan and Lethia (Smith) Clifton, both of
whom preceded her in death.
On June 9, 1956,
she married the love of her life, Bobbie Phillippe, who preceded her in
death on July 20, 2017.
She is survived by
her loving children: Cindy (James) Yon of Portage, IN, Bobbie (Brenda)
Phillippe Jr. of Summersville, MO, William (Janet) Phillippe of Crown Point,
IN, Timothy (Lorri) Phillippe of Lake Station, IN, Karey Grabill of Cicero,
IL, and Heather Richards of Merrillville, IN; by her brother, Reverend Lewis
Clifton of Elkhart, IN; her 23 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; one
great-great-grandchild; and by many other family members.
the Assembly of God Church. She loved watching Westerns and Christmas
movies. She was an avid reader and read several books every week. She also
loved cooking for her family.
A private Memorial
service was held on Saturday, October 17, 2020, with the Reverend Michael
Bean officiating. Memorial donations may be given to the family in care of
Cindy Yon or Heather Richards.
arrangements are entrusted to the White-Love Funeral Home, Chesterton, IN.
Memories may be