LOUISBURG - Funeral services for Bessie Hartsfield Clifton, 98, who died Thursday, May 15, 2008, will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 20, at St. Delight United Church of Christ, with the Rev. Maurice White officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Surviving: daughters, Lois Brodie of Baltimore, Md., Vera Ellis and Mary Velverton, both of Louisburg; son, Freddie Clifton of Louisburg; 36 grandchildren; and a host of great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Open visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Monday, May 19, at Richardson Funeral Home in Louisburg.