Mrs. Lily M. Claypool, 84, of Mt. Morris and formerly of Gladwin, died Sunday, Feb. 14, in Pleasant Manor Nursing Home, Mt. Pleasant, following a long illness. Born on August 21, 1897, she had spent most of her lifetime in Gladwin County. The former Lily Drayton, she was married to Judson Claypool and he preceded her in death in 1946.
Surviving are 2 daughters, Mrs. Shirley West of Beaverton and Mrs. Joyce Spears of Lansing; one sister, Mrs. Leola West of Davison; one brother, Norman Drayton of Canton; and several grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. Two sons also preceded her in death, Norman and Marcellus (Speed) Claypool.
Rites were held Tuesday at 2 p.m. from the Hall Funeral Home, Gladwin Chapel. The Rev. Donald Bates officiated and burial was in the Highland Cemetery. Gladwin County Record dated 2-17/1982 Column – 4 Page – 2.