Mary L. Clinger

Mary L. Clinger

MARION: Mary L. Clinger, born January 13, 1928 to parents Carl and Louise Lister, died peacefully at her home on Christmas Day. She was preceded in death by her husband, Cleo Clinger; brothers Don, Dick, and Charles Lister; and her sister, Betty Francis; and son-in-law Rhett Paulus.

She was a devoted and loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother to her four daughters, eight grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Survivors are daughters, Brenda Paulus, Mary Beth Clinger, Cynthia (Kevin) Brandt, and Robin (Rick Reynolds) Warnement; grandchildren Matt Paulus, Jaime Paulus, Kelly Stoycheff, Kristin Mosier, Kylee Renivere, Kindsay Brandt, Laree Miller and Austin Warnement.

After living most of her years in Marion, she leaves us to celebrate her new life.

Calling hours will be Friday, December 28, 2012 from 9-10 AM at the Boyd-Born Funeral Home, with the funeral service immediately following at 10 AM. Officiating the service will be Chaplain Pam Lamb-Hart. Burial will follow at the Marion Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to Marion General Hospital Cardiac Rehab or Heartland Hospice of Marion. Online condolences can be made to the family at

Published in the Marion Star on Dec. 27, 2012