Clifton High School Teacher Passes Away

Kjersten Thiele Cockrell passed away Wednesday, January 16, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at Zion Church, Womack. Burial will follow at the Rock Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 P.M. Sunday, January 20, 2019 at Clifton Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that you please donate to the Kjersten Cockrell Memorial Scholarship Fund at Citizens State Bank or Zion Church in her honor. 
 
Mrs. Cockrell was an outstanding teacher, friend, staff member and mentor that cared deeply about the success and well-being of each of her students. We will all miss her very much and will spend many moments grieving her loss but also remembering her joy and our time with her. 
 
To allow all Clifton ISD teachers, staff members, students and families the opportunity to attend Mrs. Cockrell's funeral service on Tuesday, Clifton ISD will be closed and will not have school. If you have any questions, please call me at 254-675-2827 or email me at andy.ball@cliftonisd.org. Thanks. AB