We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home
Mrs. Sarah Simpson Clifton, age 91, of Vidalia, died Thursday, May 26, 2022, at Treutlen County Health & Rehabilitation in Soperton following a brief illness. She was born in the Kibbee Community in Montgomery County and raised in the Ohoopee Community. Her late husband was in the military, and they lived in several places in the country and lived in Guam and Canada, moving to Toombs County in 1967. She worked at the Bethany Home, Federal Pacific, and retired after many years as shipping clerk at Stanley Blacker. She was a member of Lyons Free Will Baptist Church and attended Bear Creek Baptist Church. She was a life member of Women of the Moose #1511 and past Academy of Friendship Chairman. She enjoyed shelling peas, gardening, canning, and cooking for her family. She is preceded in death by her husband, Rudolph Clifton; one son, Walter Rudolph Clifton; grandson, Shane Williamson; parents, Thomas L. Simpson and Agnes Curl Simpson; and two brothers, Ellery Simpson and Lamar Simpson.
Her family includes five children, Madeline Glatfelder and husband Ron of Montrose, Colorado, Sydney Clifton and wife Bruna of Reidsville, Bertha Bearden of Vidalia, Sandra Harris of Vidalia, and Wanda Connell and husband Jimmy of Bear Creek Community; one sister, Rubye Wilkes of Lyons; one brother, A.L. Simpson of Atlanta; eight grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be Tuesday, May 31st, at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home with Pastor Owen Waters officiating. Burial will follow at Old Mt. Zion Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday morning from 10:00 until just prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Community Hospice Foundation, PO Box 2277, Vidalia, GA 30475.