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Clifford, Rosa Maria

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August 9, 1936 - November 1, 2015

Clifford, Rosa Maria

Rosa “Rose” Maria Clifford of Garland, Texas passed away on November 1, 2015 at the age of 77.

MemClifford, Rosaorial service will be held on Wednesday, November 4th, 6:30 pm at our Aria Funeral Home, 10116 E. NW Highway, Dallas, Texas 75238.

        On the Threshold

             by Horatius Bonar
I’m returning, not departing;
My steps are homeward bound.
I quit the land of strangers
For a home on native ground.I am rising, and not setting;
This is not night but day.
Not in darkness, but in sunshine,
Like a star, I fade away.All is well with me for ever
I do not fear to go.
My tide is but beginning
Its bright eternal flow.I am leaving only shadows,
For the true and fair and good.
I must not, cannot, linger;
I would not, though I could.This is not death’s dark portal,
‘Tis life’s golden gate to me.
Link after link is broken,
And I at last am free.I am going to the angels,
I am going to my God;
I know the hand that beckons,
I see the holy road.Why grieve me with your weeping,
Your tears are all in vain;
An hour’s farewell, beloved,
And we shall meet again.Jesus, thou wilt receive me,
And welcome me above;
This sunshine, which now fills me,
Is thine own smile of love.

Arrangements are under the direction of:
ARIA Cremation Service & Funeral Home
10116 E. NW Highway
Dallas, Texas 75238
214-340-8008

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