Minister John Clifford, Jr.

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Banks, Mattie W
Blackwell, Reginald
  Bradsher, Curtis
Cates, Anita C
Clifford Jr., John
Daye, Sylvia M
Farmer, Jerry L
Fuller, Annie
Goods, Earl L
Henderson, Rhonda
Lawson, Nathaniel
Marshall, Ernest
Russell, Anthony C
  Smith, Roxanna 
Wade, Laura
Williams, Catherine
Winstead, Iola M
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Minister John Clifford, Jr., also known as “New York” by family and friends, age 78, entered eternal rest on Sunday, June 9, 2024 at Person Memorial Hospital in Roxboro, North Carolina. He was born in Manhattan in New York City but made his home in Roxboro. He was a member of Greater Covenant Church in Roxboro. Minister Clifford served his country in Vietnam – he is a Veteran of the United States Marine Corp.

He was preceded in death by his parents John Clifford and Fannie Watson.

Minister John Clifford, Jr. leaves to cherish his memory his daughter Kelly Sapp; sons Louis Sapp and Carlos Sapp; granddaughters: Aleysha Sapp, Ashley Sapp and Sydnie Sapp; great-grandchildren Ayden, Ava and Austin Brooks; sister Pat; daughter-in-law Daliah Sapp; special friends Jeffrey and Bishop Deborah Barnette Street and the Greater Covenant Church Family; and numerous loving additional relatives and friends.

Public Viewing

Friday, June 14, 2024
1:00 PM until 6:00 PM
Hester, Whitted and Daye Funeral Service
603 South Main Street
Roxboro, North Carolina 27573
Phone: (336) 599-0104

Funeral Service

Saturday, June 15, 2024
1:00 PM
Hester, Whitted and Daye Funeral Service
603 South Main Street
Roxboro, North Carolina 27573
Phone: (336) 599 - 0104
Bishop Deborah Barnette Street, Eulogist


(Will occur on a later date)
Salisbury National Cemetery
Salisbury, North Carolina 
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The Family of the late
Minister John Clifford, Jr.
would like to thank everyone for the many acts of kindness that they received surrounding the loss of their loved one.