Weatherford Democrat

March 24, 2014

M. Clifton Maxwell


Weatherford Democrat

FORT WORTH — M. Clifton Maxwell, 89, passed away Saturday, March 22, 2014. 

Graveside service: 1 p.m. Wednesday in Greenwood Memorial Park. Memorial service: 2 p.m. at Ridglea Presbyterian Church. 

Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Greenwood Funeral Home.

Clif was born June 4, 1924, in Memphis, Tenn., and was raised in Jackson, Miss. He graduated from Ole Miss, was a member of Kappa Alpha Order, then served in World War II as a B17 pilot. He was married Dec. 22, 1946, to Mary Alice Wisdom. 

Clif was known as “Bah” to six grandkids and seven great-grandkids. His activities included men’s Sunday school leader for 40-plus years at Ridglea Presbyterian Church, and singing in the church choir and other local choirs. He was active in Westside Rotary and was an American Cancer Society volunteer. His life was centered around his four daughters, grandchildren, and great grandchildren’s activities. He was a tax attorney and retired from Weaver & Tidwell at age 80.

He loved his family, faith and friends, and was always ready to belt out the Ole Miss fight song, Hotty Toddy!

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Alice Wisdom Maxwell, and sisters, Jean Maxwell Adcock and Marilyn Maxwell Parker.

Survivors: daughter, Jerre Dale and husband, Melvin, and sons, and Ben Dale and wife, Sara, with one son, all of Weatherford, and Bart Dale and wife, Jennifer, with two daughters, of Millsap; daughter, Susan Maxwell of Fort Worth; daughter, Nancy Cox and husband, Chuck, son, Chip Cox and wife, Cori, with two daughters, all of Fort Worth, and daughter, Christa Cox Norris and husband, Cody, with two sons, of Weatherford; daughter, Laurie Netherton and husband, Kirk, with stepsons, Tim and Chase, all of Conway, Ark. 

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