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Clifford Ray McElhinney

Clifford Ray McElhinney of Springfield, MO and former longtime resident of Lathrop, MO, passed peacefully on Friday, December 10th, 2021, at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield with loved ones at his side. Clifford was 87-years-old at the time of his passing.

Friends and family are all invited to a brunch and visitation from 11 am until 12:45 pm on Wednesday, December 15th, 2021, in the Fellowship Hall at First Christian Church, 400 Center Street, Lathrop, MO. His funeral service will follow at 1:00 pm in the church Sanctuary. Burial at Converse Cemetery, Converse, MO.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Converse Cemetery and left in care of the funeral home. Arrangements entrusted to the care and direction of Stith Funeral Home in Lathrop. (816) 740-4658. Online guestbook at

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