Clifton Leon Briggs

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Clifton Leon Briggs of Heavener, Oklahoma was born March 24, 1938 in Nashoba, Oklahoma to Clifton B. and Myrtle (Donica) Briggs and passed away on October 28, 2022 in Poteau, Oklahoma at the age of 84.

He is survived by:

Two daughters:

Marketa Carter and husband Bob of Poteau, Oklahoma

Kendal Canada and husband Jeremy of Poteau, Oklahoma

One brother:

Decima Briggs and wife Zelma of Nashoba, Oklahoma

One sister:

Pat Kuykendall and husband Wayne of Nashoba, Oklahoma

Three grandchildren:

Brandon Carter

Adam Carter

Keaton and Rachel Canada

One great-grandchild:

Kaylee Harrington

Several other relatives and a host of friends

He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife Margaret Briggs.

Clifton was a long-time resident of the area and a member of Howe Missionary Baptist Church. He retired from KCS Railroad, where he worked as a Maintenance Away. Clifton loved hunting, fishing, gardening, and spending time with his family and friends. He was a loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend. Clifton will be missed by all who loved and knew him.

Graveside service will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, November 1, 2022 at the Nolia Cemetery in Nashoba, Oklahoma with Reverend Larry Stacy officiating. Burial will follow in Nolia Cemetery under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home of Heavener, Oklahoma.

Pallbearers will be: His Grandsons and Nephews

Viewing will be from 9:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m., Monday. The family will have visitation with friends on Monday, October 31, 2022 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made in memory of Clifton to Gideon International for Bibles.

To sign Clifton’s online guestbook please visit


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