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Clara Walters

MORTON - Clara A. Walters, 95, of Morton died at 8:26 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, at UnityPoint Health-Methodist in Peoria.

She was born Oct. 16, 1918, in Miller Run, Pa., to Arthur and Mary (Barndt) Hitechew. She married John Walters on Oct. 20, 1948, in Port Royal, Pa. He preceded her in death in 1984.

She also was preceded in death by one brother and one sister.

Surviving are two daughters, Donna (Ralph) Heimbaugh of Morton and Linda (Phillip) Simmons of East Hampton, Conn.; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was a member of First Baptist Church in Mifflintown, Pa., and attended Grace Church in Morton.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, at First Baptist Church in Mifflintown, Pa., with the Rev. Ronald Shupe officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to services. Burial will be in New Church Hill Cemetery in Port Royal, Pa.

Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton is assisting with arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Grace Church, 1325 E. Jefferson St., P.O. Box 444, Morton, IL 61550.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.knappjohnson.com.

Funeral Home

Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center
140 S. Detroit Avenue Morton, IL 61550
(309) 263-7426

Published in Peoria Journal Star on Dec. 11, 2013
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