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Flora V. Clift

Flora V. Clift

 Flora V. Clift, 84, of Shelbyville, Kentucky, formerly of Dillsboro passed away Friday, April 5, 2019 at the Masonic Home in Shelbyville, Kentucky. Flora was born Saturday, November 17, 1934 in Cincinnati, Ohio, the daughter of Joe and Maggie (Neal) King.  She married Fred A. Clift April 27, 1953 and he preceded her in death March 22, 1996.  

Flora was a homemaker and raised eight children.  She was a former member of the Church of God in Cincinnati, Ohio, loved her family, going to auctions with her husband and loved animals.

Flora is survived by sons Gary (Debbie) Clift of Blue Ash, OH., Richard (Danette) Clift of Pendleton, KY., Michael (Marcella) Clift of Williamstown, KY., Fred (Rhonda) Clift of Andersonville, TN.; daughters, Donna Borieo of Corbin, KY., Deborah (Jim) Peters of Oldenburg, Brenda Norman of Lawrenceburg, KY., and Rebecca (Mark) Gibson of Batesville; brothers, Wiley, Robert and Dewey King; sisters, Mary Kennedy and Beulah Courter; 18 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband Fred, her parents, one son Johnny Ray Clift in 1961, grandaughter, Amanda Lee Peters;  three brothers and four sisters.

A service celebrating her life will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 9, at Filter-DeVries-Moore Funeral Home in Dillsboro with Pastor Steve O’Brien officiating.  Burial will follow in Oakdale Cemetery.   Memorials may be given in honor of Flora to the Ripley County animal shelter.  Filter-DeVries-Moore Funeral Home, Dillsboro has been entrusted with the arrangements.  You may go to to leave an online condolence message for the family.