Ellis Clifton, Jr., 55, of Roganville, Texas died on Feb. 24, 2014 at his residence. Ellis was born on Oct. 27, 1958 in San Augustine, Texas and was a long time resident of the Jasper area. He was as 1977 graduate of Jasper High School and was a retired pipefitter from Mobil Oil.
He is survived by his daughters, amy Broussard of Jasper and Christy Clifton of Fort Worth, mother, Armandina Clifton of Sugarland, brothers, Thomas Clifton of Baytown and Alex Clifton of Lubbock, Tx and sisters, Lucille Rivas of Sugarland and Kathy Thompson of Round Rock, Tx.
He was preceded in death by his father, Ellis Clifton Sr.
Visiation will be on Friday from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm at Smith Funeral Home in Newton.
Funeral services will be on Saturday, March 2, 2014 at 10:00 am at Smith Funeral Home in Newton with burial to follow at Magnolia Cemetery in Holly Springs.