Obituaries

Clifford Crist

June 19, 1938 - July 23, 2017

Service Date: July 27, 2017

Funeral Home Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Lawson

  • Visitation: Wednesday, July 26, 2017, from 6-8pm at Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Lawson
  • Funeral: 10am on Thursday, July 27, 2017, at Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Lawson
  • Burial: Bethel Cemetery, Polo, MO

Clifford Lamont Crist, 79, of Lawson, passed away Sunday, July 23, 2017, in Liberty, MO.

Visitation will be Wednesday, July 26, 2017, from 6-8pm at Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Lawson, (816) 580-3000. The funeral will be held at 10:00 am on Thursday, July 27, 2017, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery, Polo, MO, following the funeral.

Clifford was born June 19, 1938, in Cowgill, MO. He is the son of the late Lamont and the late Grace (Slater) Crist. He married Martha Sue Green on August 16, 1958, in Polo, Missouri.

Clifford was a farmer in Ray County, MO, for 52 years and he was active within the community. He served as a Ray County Commissioner for 20 years, was a member of the Shrikey Rest Home Board, an Extension Council Member, and served on the Farm Bureau Board and the Farm Services Committee.

Clifford retired in 2009 and moved to Lawson, MO. There, he was an active member of Canaan Hill Church of the Nazarene.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Lamont and Grace Crist.

He is survived by his wife: Martha Sue (Green) Crist; one daughter: Meda Crist-Feldkamp (and husband, Stacy) of Polo, MO, and one son: Brian Crist (and wife, Lisa) of Shawnee, KS; two grandchildren: Nicole and Carter Crist; one sister: Cynthia Rigel of Holt, MO; and one brother: Richard Crist of Cowgill, MO.

Memorial contributions may be made to Excelsior Springs Church of the Nazarene, 1308 Tracy Ave, Excelsior Springs, MO, 64024.

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