Mrs. Nelda Clifton, age 86 of Dickson, TN died Monday November 18, 2019.
Born in Lawrenceburg, TN she was the daughter of the late Claude Thomas and Cornelia Potts Brown. She worked as a sales clerk in a clothing store and was a member of the United Methodist Church. She found her joy and purpose in taking care of others, and her happiest days were those spent as a grandparent. Nelda will be remembered for her industrious spirit, her playful sense of humor, and for how special she made her loved ones feel.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son-in-law: Matt Derrick; her brother: Joe Brown; and her sister: Rita Pendergrass.
Survivors include her daughter: Jane Derrick of Dickson, TN; brother: Charles Thomas Brown of Lawrence, TN; grandchildren: Elizabeth Derrick Redwine (Chris), Caroline Derrick, and Anna Clare Derrick.
Memorial services for Nelda Clifton were held on Friday November 22, 2019 at 6 p.m. at the chapel of Taylor Funeral Home with Bro. Steve Allen officiating. Taylor Funeral Home of Dickson, TN was in charge of all arrangements. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Arthritis Foundation.
The family would like to thank the staff at NHC of Dickson for the care and company they provided Nelda for the past several years.