Shirley Clifton

Feb. 18, 1933-Dec. 28, 2013

MARSHALL – Services for Shirley A. Clifton, 80, of Wooster, Ohio, formerly of Marshall took place Dec. 31 at the McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster, Ohio 44691. A private family burial will take place at a later date in Marshall.

She died Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at the Wayne County Care Center in Wooster.

Shirley was born Feb. 18, 1933, in Mt. Vernon the daughter of Charles Franklin and Iva Catherine (Tier) Edmister. On May 22, 1970, she married Jack Wesley Clifton who preceded her in death.

She was a homemaker and had previously worked as a housekeeper, a secretary for Midpane Gas in Marshall and along with her husband owned and operated Van’s Market in Marshall.

Surviving are her children: Lawrence Edwin (and Karen) Pealer, of Apple Creek, Connie S. (and Jerry) Dollson, of Marengo, Ohio, Charles T. Pealer, of Bradenton Fla., and Michael D. Pealer, of Mt. Vernon; 15 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a son Robert E. Pealer and siblings: Leslie Edmister, Edwin Edmister, Dale Edmister Elizabeth Edmister, Evelyn Cunningham, Elsie Peterson, Catherine Hoskinson, Nettie Johnson and Clara M. Martin.