Janet Hooten Clucas 1956 - 2018 Berea, OH—Janet Hooten Clucas, 61, of Berea, Ohio, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 12, 2018. She was born on August 16, 1956 in Bloomington, Illinois to the late Ken and Marcia Lane Ford. Janet grew up in Atlanta, Illinois and graduated from Olympia High School. She married Tim Clucas in 2015. Janet spent her career working in the mailing and packaging system industry and was an accomplished pianist. She especially loved her time as pianist for the McLean United Methodist Church choir, with her step father Ted as her director. Janet is survived by her husband, Tim, her son, Chad (Abby) Hays of Tolono, Illinois, stepdaughter Amber (Joe) Mishler of Ohio, granddaughters Alexa, Norah, and Amelia and grandson Callen; siblings Steve (Sheila) Ford, Debbie (Chuck) Van Hoorn and Carol Ford; three nieces Renee (John) Goddard, Rebecca (Joel) Pabst, Rachel Ford and one nephew Jake (Briana) Van Hoorn; 2 great nephews and 1 great niece; beloved Aunt Chris (Dale) Colaw and Uncle Dick (Jan) Lane and precious cousins Susan, Dee, Jaci and their families. Janet was preceded in death by her first husband Todd Hays, father Ken Ford, stepfather Ted Long, mother Marcia Long and brother David Ford. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family for an education fund for her precious grandchildren. Visitation will be at the McLean United Methodist Church at 201 S. Blatchford Street on August 15 from 5 -7pm. A celebration of life service will be conducted at the church on Thursday, August 16, at 10:00am. Interment will be at the Minier, IL cemetery. Quiram-Peasley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Published by The Lincoln Courier from Aug. 13 to Aug. 15, 2018.