Clifton Lee Swinford

November 16, 1957 - June 28, 2019

Clifton Lee Swinford

November 16, 1957 - June 28, 2019


Clifton “Sonny” Lee Swinford, 61, of Tulsa, Oklahoma passed away Friday, June 28, 2019. Sonny was born November 16, 1957 in Claremore, Oklahoma to Marion and Shirley Swinford.  He attended elementary schools in Tulsa, then attended Junior High and High School in Inola, Oklahoma. He graduated from Inola High in 1976. Sonny worked in several fields including: Sanders Nursery, Weshe Hardware, Git-N-Go, AGC Manufacturers, Alliance Transportation, and others. He was an avid sports fan. He loved the Cincinnati Reds, the Oakland Raiders, and OSU and TU college teams. He also enjoyed golf but he especially liked Harley Davidson Motorcycles. Sonny was preceded in death by his mother: Shirley Ann Swinford; grandmothers: Helen Hutchinson and Letha Broadbent; grandfather: Johnnye Chopper and Marvin Swinford; sister: Marcella Swinford; and niece: Deedra Hancock. Left to cherish Sonny’s memory is his father: Marion J. Swinford; sisters: Deanna (Swinford) Ryan and Lisa (Swinford) Minis; brothers: Jimmy Swinford, Johnny Swinford, and Gerald Swinford; as well as a host of other family and friends. Visitation for Mr. Swinford will be held on Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019 from 3:00 pm- 8:00 pm, and Butler-Stumpff & Dyer Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, 10:00am, July 3rd, 2019 at Butler-Stumpff & Dyer Funeral Home Chapel, 2103 East 3rd Street, Tulsa, Oklahoma. Burial will follow in Duffield Cemetery in Jay, Oklahoma.

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2 responses to Clifton Lee Swinford

  1. Ben Woolley says:

    I am sorry for yalls loss. Sending lots of prayers for the family. Deepest and sincere condolences!!!

  2. Brandy Darr says:

    He use to bring product into Lone Mountain working for Alliance. He was always so nice and chipper and sweet. Such a nice guy. He will be greatly missed. Loved visiting with him all the time.

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