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Clifford Alsip

          Clifford L. Alsip was born August 18, 1918 and passed away January 28, 2009.  He was born and raised on a small farm in central Oklahoma near Romulus by his father Carl Alsip and mother Nora (Bray) Alsip.

          He joined the Army during the Second World War and was honorably discharged in February of 1946.  Upon leaving the Army he traveled and worked for several companies including Halliburton.  In 1960, Okmulgee became his home when he arrived to start his own business in the oil field service and cementing industry.

          Clifford was preceded in death by his wife, Wanda (Purtell) Alsip, his parents, one brother, Bill Alsip of Tecumseh, one sister, Alice Edwards of Ponca City and two grandsons; Leslie Eugene Rogers and Michael Lee George.

          He is survived by six children; son, Charles R. Alsip of Tulsa, daughter, Donna Jean Cargola and husband Mike of Okmulgee, daughter, Karen Joy and husband Jesse of Oklahoma City, daughter, Kendra Ann Parker and husband Charles of Newcastle, son, Ronald Lewis Alsip and wife Paula of Kentucky, daughter Dianna J. Baker and husband Donald of Okmulgee, fourteen grandchildren, twenty-three great grandchildren, seven great-great grandchildren and many loving and caring friends.

          A funeral service will be held 2:00 P.M., Monday, February 2, 2009 at the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home Chapel in Okmulgee.  Reverend Robert Waits will be officiating.  Interment will follow at the Okmulgee Cemetery.  Viewing will be on Sunday, February 1, 2009 from 12:00 until 6:00 P.M.  Online condolences can be made at