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Clifford Eugene Null

Wood River | Friday, December 11 2015

Clifford Null

- Wood River

Clifford Eugene Null, 80, passed away 1:30 p.m. Friday, December 11, 2015 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

Born on November 3, 1935 in Taskee, MO, he was the son of Raymond and Winnie (Warren) Null.

Clifford was a kind, gentle man that deeply loved his family.  He was a provider, having worked 35 years in the sheet metal assembly division of McDonnell-Douglas before retiring in 1991.  His great faith in God led him to Pastor at the 'Gospel of the Kingdom Tabernacle' in Wood River until health issued made him retire.  His comfort provided in hard times and soft words during times of sorrow allow him to share his faith, provide guidance and encouragement to others.  He was a protector, the first of his brothers, then of his family, extended family and the young persons in the church, always offering them love and instruction of how to be morally straight and good citizens.  Wherein leaving, he would admonish to us to "Be Good", in which we will- till we see him again.

He married Dolores Lee Hand on September 10, 1953 in Puxico, MO.  She survives.

Surviving also are a son, Clifford Matthew (Cathy) Null of East Alton; two daughters, Pamella (Allen) Beck of Plainview, Lucinda 'Cindy' (Russ) Hannis of Rosewood Heights; seven grandchildren, Monica (Matt) Wolff, Nathan (Jamie) Palmer, Christopher (September) Beck, Garrett (Jennifer) Beck, Jerrica (Benjamin) Ross, Elisabeth Null (Kory Lehman), Rebekah Null; 14 great grandchildren; three brothers, Kenneth (Barbara) Null of Puxico, MO, Virgil Null of Cape Giradeau, MO, Robert (Linda) Null of Poplar Bluff, MO; and sister-in-law, Evelyn Null.

Preceded in death by a brother, Donald Null.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Monday at Marks Mortuary in Wood River, where services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday.  Brother Richard Hand and Rev. Bon Reynolds will officiate.

Burial will follow in Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto.

Memorials may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children.

Clifford Null

- Wood River

Clifford Eugene Null, 80, passed away 1:30 p.m. Friday, December 11, 2015 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

Born on November 3, 1935 in Taskee, MO, he was the son of Raymond and Winnie (Warren) Null.

Clifford was a kind, gentle man that deeply loved his family.  He was a provider, having worked 35 years in the sheet metal assembly division of McDonnell-Douglas before retiring in 1991.  His great faith in God led him to Pastor at the 'Gospel of the Kingdom Tabernacle' in Wood River until health issued made him retire.  His comfort provided in hard times and soft words during times of sorrow allow him to share his faith, provide guidance and encouragement to others.  He was a protector, the first of his brothers, then of his family, extended family and the young persons in the church, always offering them love and instruction of how to be morally straight and good citizens.  Wherein leaving, he would admonish to us to "Be Good", in which we will- till we see him again.

He married Dolores Lee Hand on September 10, 1953 in Puxico, MO.  She survives.

Surviving also are a son, Clifford Matthew (Cathy) Null of East Alton; two daughters, Pamella (Allen) Beck of Plainview, Lucinda 'Cindy' (Russ) Hannis of Rosewood Heights; seven grandchildren, Monica (Matt) Wolff, Nathan (Jamie) Palmer, Christopher (September) Beck, Garrett (Jennifer) Beck, Jerrica (Benjamin) Ross, Elisabeth Null (Kory Lehman), Rebekah Null; 14 great grandchildren; three brothers, Kenneth (Barbara) Null of Puxico, MO, Virgil Null of Cape Giradeau, MO, Robert (Linda) Null of Poplar Bluff, MO; and sister-in-law, Evelyn Null.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Monday at Marks Mortuary in Wood River, where services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday.  Brother Richard Hand will officiate.

Burial will follow in Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto.

Memorials may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children.


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