Birth: Mar. 22, 1947 Death: Apr. 8, 2008 Clifton, Vickey (Barta) Vickey (Barta) Clifton Mar. 22, 1947 – Apr. 8, 2008 Graveside funeral services will be held in the West Side District Cemetery on Friday, April 11, 2008, at 11:00 a.m. for Vickey (Barta) Clifton, 61. Vickey was born in Taft on March 22, 1947 and passed away in Taft on April 8, 2008. She had lived most of her life in Taft until she moved to Phoenix, AZ in 2006. She had worked on the Westside for a few oil companies and was employed by Chevron at the time of her death. She loved music of all kinds and played the guitar and keyboard. She loved traveling around the Phoenix area with her favorite band, Karch Adonis and the Corruptors. She was very active in her church. She would never pass up a chance for a good fishing trip. She was preceded in death by her parents, Rick and Jerry Clifton and her beloved son, Nick Spell. Vickey is survived by her son who is loved very much, Michael Clifton and his wife, Andy and grandson, Corbin; her sister, Kathleen Garvin and brother-in-law, Rick Garvin; her aunt, Debbie Horbart of Burbank; and stepmother, Laura Clifton of Taft. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Richard, Michael, Marcus, Matthew, Marissa and Wayne Spell and their spouses; four great- grandchildren, Nick, Aubree, Aiden and John; also numerous stepchildren; her niece, Jennifer and great-niece, Kaitlyn. Vickey will be missed by many friends and her family members. A special thanks with a lot of love to a special friend, Holi Allen and her family; also her lifelong friend, Barbara Freeny who knows all of Vickey’s secrets. Cherish those memories always. Visitation will be held on Thursday, April 10th, from 3:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at the Erickson & Brown Funeral Home. Erickson & Brown Funeral Home Published in the Bakersfield Californian on 4/10/2008.