Janice Clift, 1935-2020

Published 1:00 am Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Janice Frances Leathem Clift passed from this life Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, at Linwood Nursing Home.

Janice Clift

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Palmer Marler Funeral Home. A funeral service was at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Palmer Marler Funeral Home chapel. Interment followed at Euchee Valley Memorial Park in Cushing.

Janice Frances Leathem was born May 25, 1935, to James Francis and Marion Leathem in Camden, New Jersey. Janice grew up and attended school in Camden.

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After school, in 1954, Janice married the love of her life, Robert Eugene Clift Sr. in Camden. They had five loving children: Patricia, Robert, David, Timothy and Michael. Janice and her family lived in many states through her lifetime, including Kansas, Missouri, Minnesota, Idaho and Oklahoma. Janice had several jobs during her life, the most recent was at Walmart in Cushing where she worked for many years before she retired.

Janice was an avid seamstress and made clothes, time out dolls and quilts. She loved to work in her yard and when she was able you could find her most days outside working in her flowerbeds. She also enjoyed reading, watching game shows and spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Janice is preceded in death by both parents, James and Marion Leathem; her husband, Robert; her brothers John and Jim Leathem; and sister, Marion.

Janice is survived by her five children, Patricia Honeycutt, Robert Clift Jr., David Clift, Timothy Clift and Michael Clift; 10 grandchildren, Becky Honeycutt Reichert, Michael Honeycutt, Anne Marie Honeycutt Thomas, Ami Clift Weisiger, Adam Clift, Heather Clift, Elizabeth Clift Wright, Matthew Clift, Emma Clift and Sam Clift; nine great-grandchildren, Mia, Cooper, Alli, Jay, Lydia, Bentley, Alexander, Claire and Knox; and two sisters, Edna Pumphrey and Ethel McDoughty.

Condolences may be sent to the family via an online guestbook at www.palmermarlerfh.com.