Clifton, Ethelyne McCasland

Ethelyne McCasland Clifton
Services: Have been held.
Ethelyne McCasland Clifton, 74, of Melrose died Thursday, Feb. 5, 2004, at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Santa Fe.
She was born June 12, 1929, at Grady to Lester and Orial Hendricks McCasland.
She graduated from Melrose High School. She married Hoyt Clifton on May 6, 1948, in Melrose. Family members said she was a loving wife, mother and grandmother, and loved to travel. For several years she was the manager of a self-storage business in Santa Fe. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Melrose.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a son-in-law, Danny Stockton.
Survivors include her husband, Hoyt Clifton of the home in Melrose; two sons, Aaron Clifton (and wife Nancy) of Amarillo and Brock Clifton (Maynette) of Fort Worth; a daughter, Rhonda Stockton; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
The Rev. Fred Caton, the Rev. Durward Wofford and the Rev. Danny Sanders will officiate.
Burial will be at Melrose Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be grandsons, Rusty Clifton, Craig Beall, Clinton Bishop, Michael Cordova, John Scott Brandon and Scott Barlow.
Honorary pallbearers are granddaughters, Michaelene Beall, Janda Bishop, Linzee Clifton, Jaonne Brandon, Lacee Cordova and all friends and neighbors.
Memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church in Melrose.
Arrangements are by Steed-Todd Funeral Home of Clovis.