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Clifton Edward Jones

September 27, 1939 — July 8, 2024


Clifton E. Jones, 84, of 513 South Main Street, Suffolk, Virginia, transitioned on Monday, July 8, 2024 at this residence. He was born on September 27, 1939 to the late George E. Wiggins and Mamie Jones Wiggins in Sunbury, North Carolina. In addition to his parents, Clifton was preceded in death by his siblings Ernest, Russell, Leon and William. 

Clifton was educated in the Nansemond County Public Schools system. As an adult, he spent most of his life as a domestic worker but his passion was making floral arrangements and cooking. People loved his sweet potato jacks.

 Clifton leaves to Cherish his memories: two sisters Jean Riddick and Sylvia Wiggins, both of Suffolk, VA; one brother George T. Wiggins of Suffolk, VA; two sisters-in-law Mary Wiggins of Gates, NC and Sheryl Wiggins of Portsmouth, VA; a devoted friend in Doris Mills and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. 

There will be a viewing on Wednesday, July 17, 2024 from 1p-6p. A service will be held on Thursday, July 18, 2024, 12p.m. at Crocker Funeral Home Inc. in the Melvin Blowe Chapel. He will be laid to rest in Holly Lawn Cemetery. Professional services with dignity have been entrusted to Crocker Funeral Home, Inc.

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