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SHALLOTTE — Nancy Jane Clifton Davis, 78, passed away Wednesday, March 1, 2017.

She was born Oct. 29, 1938, in Columbus County, daughter of the late Joel Curtis Clifton and Susan Lycia Leonard Clifton. Nancy was a teacher for 42 years.

Surviving are her son, William Stetson Boyd (Cindy) of Harrison, Tenn.; brother, William Chester Clifton of Ocean Isle Beach; sister, Sandra Ward of Ocean Isle Beach; grandchild, Joseph Daniel Powell (Racquel); and great-grandchildren, Xander Powell, Zara Powell and Yasmen Powell.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, March 6, at the chapel of Brunswick Funeral Service. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in Palmyra Baptist Church Cemetery.

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