July 25, 1925-Oct. 11, 2012|
Phyllis Marcelle Claybaugh, unto Heaven a new angel has arrived, Phyllis Marcelle Claybaugh, age 87, of Alma, passed peacefully and gracefully from this life to her eternal life. Phyllis joined her Lord and Savior in Heaven on October 11, 2012 from Schnepp's Health Care Center in St. Louis. Her family was there to see her off to Heaven.
Phyllis was born to William and Maude Pratt, July 25, 1925. She was the last surviving child of 12. Phyllis loved her children and grandchildren as well as her coffee, playing scrabble and baking cookies to give away.
Phyllis is survived by 6 sons, Cecil (Bev) Shattuck, Alan (Peg) Shattuck, Rodney (Myrna) Shattuck, Minard (Jennifer) Shattuck, Donald Claybaugh Jr., Jeff Claybaugh; 3 daughters, Cherylle (Bill) Harvey-Riley, Tisha Shattuck, Donna Mitchell; 28 beloved grandchildren, 42 great grandchildren and 15 great great grandchildren; also sister-in-law, Marge Pratt; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Those that went before her to Heaven, her parents, William and Maude Pratt; four brothers, Allen, Bill, Roy and Kendall; sisters, Veda, Avis, Mary, Dorothy, Joyce, Edith and Donna; two grandchildren, Franklin Harvey and Kimmie Lough; two great granddaughters, Trinity Siler, Catrina Velleca; son-in-law, Mike Harvey; and former husbands, Clarence Shattuck and Donald Claybaugh Sr.
Funeral Services will be held Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 1 p.m. at the Lux-Moody-Wolfel Funeral Home, Alma with Pastor Kathy Kursch of the Shepherd United Methodist Church officiating. Interment will be at Seville Township Cemetery, Elwell. Visitation will be held Saturday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the St. Vincent DePaul Food Pantry, Shepherd.
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Published in The Morning Sun on Oct. 13, 2012