Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

Obituaries

January 16, 2013

Barbara J. (Babe) Clift, 75

Greensburg — Barbara J. (Babe) Clift, 75, of Holton, passed away Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.

She was born Oct. 2, 1937 in North Bend, Ohio, the daughter of Clarence and Faye Vest Loos. She married Ernest Clift March 19, 1954, and he preceded her in death July 28, 2004.

Survivors include two sons: Ernest Jr. (Tina) Clift, of Holton, and Ben (Camilla) Clift, of Columbus; five daughters: Rita Seaver, of Moore’s Hill, Sheila (Harris) Osoffsky, of Louisville, Tammy (Richard) Pickett, of Versailles, Kathy (Sonny) Tanner, of Greenwood, and Molly Manis, of Milan; 12 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; one sister, Anna Lee Renfro, of Hamilton, Ohio.

She was also preceded in death by her parents and her brother, William Mercer.

Mrs. Clift was a homemaker and enjoyed gardening, reading, animals and cooking.

She also enjoyed time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Funeral services begin at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19 at Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home, Versailles, Pastor Paul Wenning officiating.

Burial will be in Cliff Hill Cemetery in Versailles.

Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Memorials to the Arthritis Foundation or Rescue 69, care of the funeral home.

 

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