Tabitha Donyele Clifton, 29, of Orange passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 21 at Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston.

Tabitha was born March 10, 1984 in Houston to Marcie Joyce (McLain) and Don Grissom Clifton Jr. She lived in the Orange area most of her life, and attended Family Worship Center in Orange. Tabitha was a very active person; going swimming, canoeing, dancing –  and she was a big Texas Longhorn fan. Tabitha was a loving and caring person who will be missed dearly by all who knew her.
Tabitha was preceded in death by her brother, Jerry Henson.
She is survived by her pride and joy; her sons, Jerry Ayden Clifton Hebert and Brody Lee Clifton Massey both of Orange; parents, Martha and Don Clifton Jr. of Orange; brothers, Don “Don-Don” Clifton III and Thomas Henson both of Orange; niece, Chelsey Henson; nephew, Mason Henson and numerous aunts, uncle and cousin.
A visitation will be held Thursday, Aug. 29, from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm at Dorman Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held Friday, Aug. 30, at 2:00 pm at the funeral home. Cremation will be held after the services under the direction of Dorman Funeral Home.
The family would like to express a special thank you to niece Brandy, for the love, care and help she gave to Tabitha and the boys.
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