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Berry Lynnhurst Funeral Home & Lynnhurst Cemetery

2300 West Adair Drive, Knoxville, TN

OBITUARY

Steven Burris Cliff

March 30, 1952May 14, 2020
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Cliff, Steven Burris 68 of Knoxville, TN went to be with the Lord Thursday, May 14, 2020. He graduated University of Tennessee in 1976 with a Masters degree in Science Engineering and studied experimental turbulent fluid dynamics. Steven was a member of Holy Ghost Catholic Church. He was a man of deep faith, loved everyone unconditionally, and was a positive influence in many people's life. Steve spent many years teaching the word of God and bringing others closer to the Lord. He was preceded in death by parents, Edgar and Otella Cliff; son, Steven John Cliff. Steven is survived by loving daughters, Sarah Rainey and Susan (Eric) Dyer; grandchildren, Grace and William Frederick, Katelyn Rainey; brother, Bruce (Connie) Cliff; special friends, David Woodard and Christopher Ennis. Family invites friends to come to Berry Lynnhurst Funeral Home on Wednesday, May 20th between noon and 7pm, at their convenience, to pay their respects. Due to the pandemic, a private funeral service will take place with burial at Caledonia Cemetery. The private funeral service will be streamed live from the Berry Lynnhurst Facebook page Wednesday, May 20th at 7:00pm.

Services

  • Call of Convenience

    Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Memories

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Brenda Welch

May 23, 2020

Steve and I became friends in a support group struggling with various medical conditions and chronic pain. We met at a church for several years : sharing new information about our conditions, doctors or medications that had helped us. Steve was our much-respected and loved Prayer Leader. To me, it seemed family- like and the meetings helped me so much. We all seemed to believe that the Good LORD WAS OUR SOVEREIGN LEADER AND PROVIDER. The last time I saw Steve was in front of Lowes.
We reminisced about HOW WE MISSED THE SUPPORT GROUP;
and I took hope in his words that he had been thinking about starting it up again!!! My heart jumped for joy!!! STEVE WAS
ONE OF THE KINDEST AND MOST-BRILLIANT GODLY MEN I HAVE EVER MET IN MY 73 YEARS AND CERTAINLY IN NORTH KNOXVILLE!!!!!! I will pray for his family and PRAY TO SEE HIS FACE IN HEAVEN!!!!!!!!

Bruce Cliff

May 20, 2020

Such beautiful lifetime memories! We miss and love him so much!!! Rest in God's love brother.
Bruce & Connie Cliff

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