Mary Elizabeth Clinton Lively
Dec. 1928 – Dec. 2021
Mary was born on December 29, 1928 in Knox City, Texas and went to eternal rest on December 20, 2021. Mary was the daughter of Lilla and Aaron Clinton of Delhi, CA. Mary was the second oldest of nine children. The Clinton children were born in Texas (Aaron Jr & Mary), Oklahoma (Henry), Arkansas (Freddie) and California (Alvin, Janet, Darlene, Arlene & Jerry) as the family traveled for work across the United States. Mary was preceded in death by her parents and siblings except for Janet Worsham.
Mary started working at Emanuel Hospital in Turlock as a Certified Nursing Assistant when she was 17 and later attended MJC for her certification to become an LVN. Mary worked at Emanuel Hospital until she retired at age 65.
Mary married Eugene Lively when she was 18 and they divorced after eleven years. Mary and Eugene did not have any children, but Mary was loved by her nieces and nephews which she considered her children.
Mary was a kind and loving person. She was a very giving person and was always willing to help anyone that needed help.
Even though Mary was a private person she loved to join in and play Bingo often.
Mary Elizabeth Clinton Lively will be truly missed by everyone.
Visitation will be held at Allen Mortuary on Thursday, January 6, 2022 from 5:00-7:00p.m. Graveside service will be held at Lakewood Memorial Park on Friday, January 7, 2022 at 10:00a.m.