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Cleo Litton

April 12, 2010 — March 22, 2010

Cleo Litton

LITTON, CLEO W., age 86 of Sebring, FL died Monday, March 22, 2010 at The Palms of Sebring. Cleo was born in Blackwood, VA, a graduate of the Louisville School of Nursing. She retired as a nurse for the General Electric Corporation in Louisville, KY. She and her late husband, Joe Litton moved to Sebring in 1984 and was a member of the Sebring Golf Association and an active member of the First Baptist Church of Sebring where she was involved in Sunday School and the Keenagers and served as a greeter. Cleo is survived by a host of friends and many family members including her brothers-in-laws, Harry (Sue) Litton and Shuler Litton; sister-in-law, Mary Ruth Williams; nephews, Kenneth Smith, Tom, Ed and Jim Litton, Jerry and Boyd Williams, nieces, Beverly Runyon and Connie Martin; cousins, Jake and Shirley Turner, Jeanette and Louise Wolfe and Glenda Ryan. A memorial service will be celebrated 1:00 pm, Thursday, April 15, 2010 at First Baptist Church of Sebring. Memorials are requested to First Baptist Church, 200 E. Center St., Sebring, FL.

Life Legacy
My wonderful Aunt Cleo - April 12, 2010
Posted: April 13, 2010 | Last Revised: April 13, 2010

I so dearly loved my Aunt Cleo and Uncle Joe. Aunt Cleo and Uncle Joe allowed me to stay with them one summer in the early 70's. My aunt Cloe taught me that maintaining good health was very important and she was well ahead of her time in this area. She taught me to avoid fatty foods and to get plenty of sleep and exercise. But what I really learned from Aunt Cleo was the importance of helping others through troubling times. I saw her nurse her own husband, then two other family members through difficult health problems. She was so kind and compassionate, truly an angel sent by God. It inspired me to nurse my ex-wife and a close personal friend through trying health crisis. I stopped in on Cleo about three years ago and she was so frustrated by her own health problems. She said "Tommy, I love you and I hope you never have health problems when you get old." I said, "Aunt Cleo, you have helped so many other people through their bouts with health problems, I know the Lord will help you too." Cleo has always been an angel that the Lord has graced us with. She has helped so many others in their time of need. I am proud to say that she was my very special Aunt and when Ken called me to say she had passed away, I was sad, but rejoiced in the fact that she was now sitting at the feet of God. I know that the Lord looked into her loving eyes and said "Cleo, you have been a good and faithful servant, rejoice in the Lord." Our Lord has welcomed her and I know that Uncle Joe has said to her "Cleo, where in the heck have you been." I love you Aunt Cleo!!!!!!!!!!! Tommy.....


Place of Birth: Blackwood, VA
Death: March 22, 2010
Place of Death: Sebring, FL
Occupation: Nurse
Organizations: Sebring Golf Association
and First Baptist Church of Sebring

Preceded In Death By

Joe Litton, Spouse

Survived By

Harry (Sue) Litton, Brother-In-Law
Shuler Litton, Brother-In-Law
Mary Ruth Williams, Sister-In-Law
Kenneth Smith, Nephew
Tom Litton, Nephew
Ed Litton, Nephew
Jim Litton, Nephew
Jerry Williams, Nephew
Boyd Williams, Nephew
Beverly Runyon, Niece
Connie Martin, Niece
Jake Turner, Cousin
Shirley Turner, Cousin
Jeanette Wolfe, Cousin
Louise Wolfe, Cousin
Glenda Ryan, Cousin

Memorial Service

10:00 A.M., Thursday, April 15, 2010
First Baptist Church
200 E. Center Ave. Sebring, FL 33870
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