Dianna Clifford

Dianna LaVonne Clifford, 66, of Sedalia, passed away Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at her home. She was born on March 31, 1948 in Pettis County, MO, a daughter of William and Violet (Collins) Vinson.

On April 13, 1991, in Sedalia, she was united in marriage to Frank Gordon Clifford who preceded her in death on June 9, 2013.

Dianna loved being around her family. She enjoyed crocheting and knitting and she made beautiful afghans. She was an old movie trivia buff. She also enjoyed playing games on her computer and going out to eat. She loved music, and could play the guitar, violin, and piano.

She is survived by one son, Scott Manion (Belinda) of Sedalia; one sister, Nancy Crocker (Gene) of Greer, SC; three brothers, William Henry Vinson, Jr. of Sedalia, Dale Vinson (Earlene) of Sedalia, and Randy Vinson (Sherry) of Sedalia; and four grandchildren, Mekisa, Heather, Codie, and Alex.

Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one sister, Dolores Bozarth; and one brother, Jimmy Vinson.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, October 20, 2014 at Rea Funeral Chapel, Sedalia, with Pastor Sid Mabry officiating.

Visitation will be at the chapel one hour prior to service.

Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery, Sedalia, MO.

Pallbearers will be Brandon Grose, Adam Judd, Brian Vinson, Nick Lumpe, James Moore, and Keith Judd.

Memorial contributions are suggested to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or the Cannon Cancer Center, Sedalia.


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