Clifton E. ‘Port’ Moreland

Clifton E. ‘Port’ Moreland

Clifton E. “Port” Moreland, 83, of Jonesboro, died Sunday, March 29, 2020, at his home. 

He was born on Oct. 23, 1936, in Union County, the son of Eual E. “Doc” Moreland and Irma Sronce Moreland. 

He married Beverly Phillips on April 17, 1997. She preceded him in death on April 8, 2014. 

Mr. Moreland is survived by his children, Bruce A. Moreland of Jonesboro, Terri (Tom) Pinnick of Westfield, Ind., Diane (Darryl) Harvell of Jonesboro and Brian Moreland of Jonesboro; his grandchildren, Clint Moreland, Dustin Moreland, Cassandra Cunningham, Charlotte Pilate, Cole Moreland, Bruce Moreland Jr., Crystal Duncan, Jessica Dean, Derek Harvell and Lindsay Pinnick; six great-grandchildren, Dillon Moreland, Brent Duncan, Payton Pilate, Matthew Pilate, Aria Dean and Brigham Dean; two brothers, Sonny (Sue) Moreland and Wayne (Juanita Land) Moreland, both of Jonesboro; other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Beverly; and one son, Kenneth E. Moreland.

He served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and farming.

Due to current health concerns, private graveside services with military honors for Clifton E. “Port” Moreland will be held at St. John’s Cemetery near Dongola. 

Clifton’s family will announce a location and time to celebrate his life at a later date.

Memorials can be made to the Illinois Veterans Home in Anna activity fund and will be accepted at the funeral home.

To view the obituary and to leave online condolences for the family, visit 

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro is in charge of arrangements.

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