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Mar. 24, 1921 - May 26, 2014
Jean Clough, 93, of Village on the Isle, Venice, FL passed away May 26, 2014. She was born March 24, 1921 in Philadelphia, PA to Harold and Ethel Moody. She was a WWII Army veteran, where she served as a Registered Nurse with the Nurse Corps. She was always an Educator, teaching in Georgia and Melrose, Mass, where she taught 5th and 6th grade for twenty years. She loved children and was always a teacher whether it be raising her children, teaching Sunday School or as a longtime Girl Scout leader. Always the activist, Jean organized and coordinated community members in civic activities that related to the well-being of children. She retired in the mid-eighties and moved to this area from S. Hamilton, Mass. She was a member of the PEO Sisterhood and locally was an active member of the Englewood United Methodist Church. She held leadership positions in the various churches in which she belonged.
She is survived by children: Sandra Allen, Andrew Abbott, Marcia Whiting, Marlene Taylor, David Clough, Karen Jenkins and Thomas Clough. She had many grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Lucien Abbott in 1958 and husband, Allan Clough three years ago.
A Graveside Service with military honors will be held at 11:00 am, Friday, May 30, 2014 at Gulf Pines Memorial Park, 2401 Englewood Road, Englewood, FL 34223. A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will follow at 2:00 pm Friday at the Village on the Isle, Renaissance #1, 920 S Tamiami Trail, Venice, FL 34285. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations to the Music Therapy Program, Mark Manor at Village on the Isle or to the Asbury Grove Camp Meeting Place at www.asburygrove.org. Please visit kays-ponger.com to sign the online guestbook. Kays-Ponger & Uselton Funeral Home, Venice Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Kays-Ponger & Uselton Funeral Homes & Crematory Services
1935 Tamiami Trl S Venice, FL 34293
Published in Herald Tribune from May 29 to May 30, 2014