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Cleve Ellen Inman

July 26, 1930 December 21, 2017
Cleve Ellen Inman
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Cleve Ellen Lefty Inman Obituary

Cleve Ellen Lefty Inman, 87 year old rural Afton resident passed away on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at her home. She was born on July 26, 1930 in Chelsea to Cleve and Verda (Stokes) Clanton. Lefty was a graduate of Chelsea High School. She owned and operated Clantons Restaurant until 1979, when her brother Tom took over the business. Lefty married Carl Wayne Inman on January 19, 1979 in Siloam Springs, Arkansas. She loved working on the farm with Wayne, driving tractors, taking care of the cattle and raising a garden. Lefty even liked to go deer hunting with Wayne just to be with him, she really enjoyed life in the country.

Preceding her in death were her parents, siblings, Tommy Clanton, Nettie Clestine Humphreys, granddaughter, Haley Jane Jackson and a nephew, Hal Humphreys .

The surviving family includes: her husband Wayne of the home; son, Mike Jackson of Vinita, daughter, Patty Green and husband Roger of Grove; step-son, David Inman and wife Pam of Vinita; brother, Argene Clanton and wife Roberta of White Oak, sister in-law, Linda Clanton of Vinita; numerous grandchildren, other family and friends.

The graveside service will be held, Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at 2:00 PM at the Fairview Cemetery, with Pastor Skip McClain officiating. Arrangements are by the Burckhalter-Highsmith Funeral Home of Vinita. Online condolences may be made at

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graveside service




2:00 PM 12/26/2017 2:00:00 PM
Fairview Cemetery

Eastern State Road and N 2nd Street
Vinita, Oklahoma 74301

Fairview Cemetery
Eastern State Road and N 2nd Street Vinita 74301 Oklahoma
United States

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