Friday 15 Nov 2019


Cheryl Lynn Clifton

October 15, 55, Mount Olove

Cheryl Lynn Clifton, 55, of Mount Olive, died Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at Wayne UNC Hospital in Goldsboro.

Surviving Cheryl are her parents, Frank Thomas Clifton, Jr. and Laquita “Quita” Deaton Clifton of Malaga, Washington; two brothers, Frank T. “Tom” Clifton III and wife, Laura, and Christopher Clifton and wife, Nancy, all of Washington state.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Frank Thomas Clifton and Pat Baker Clifton, and Tom and Mildred Rawls Deaton.

Having been raised in Richland, Washington, she followed her parents to Mount Olive in about the year 2000. She will be remembered as a free-spirited lady who spent her life on the stage. She enjoyed her career in the performing arts arena, locally and on the road. Cheryl also had a large place in her heart for rescuing any abandoned animal, especially kittens. She also had attended Mount Olive First Pentecostal Holiness Church and had volunteered in the construction process at Westbrook Park in Mount Olive.

No formal services will be held at this time. Should anyone desire to make a memorial donation, the family suggests the Celebrate Recovery Ministry at Mount Olive First Pentecostal Holiness Church, 130 Ed Edmundson Road, Mount Olive NC 28365.

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