|Birth: ||Oct. 1, 1926|
|Death: ||Jul. 29, 2006|
DECATUR - Roberta Jean Clodfelter, 79, Decatur, passed away at 8:06 a.m. Saturday (July 29, 2006) in Decatur Memorial Hospital.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Dawson & Wikoff West Wood Street Funeral Home. Family and friends may share memories and prayers in a celebration of Jean's life at 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Monticello Cemetery at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Parkinson Disease Foundation. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family via e-mail to www.dawson-wikoff.com .
Jean was born Oct. 1, 1926, in Lovington, the daughter of Hubert and Laura Belle Hopper Randol. She attended Mount Vernon High School, graduated from Brown's Business College in 1950, obtained her GED in 1978 and attended Richland Community College after the death of her husband.
She was an executive secretary at Swain and Myers for 15 years. She was a secretary at Grace Methodist Church for five years. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church for 52 years.
Over the years, Jean enjoyed religious studies, reading, sewing, gardening, and bird watching. She especially enjoyed being with family and watching her grandchildren and great-grandchildren grow. Jean had a gift of empathic listening and helped many friends and strangers through the difficulties of life, forming close friendships in the process.
She married Dean C. Clodfelter in 1965. Dean died suddenly three weeks after his retirement in 1989.
Surviving is her daughter, Judy Grubbs (Ray) Scrimpsher, Decatur; grandchildren, Eric Scrimpsher, Decatur, and Jennifer (David) Woodward, Bloomington; great-grandchildren, Brandon (Amanda) Scrimpsher, Springfield; and Maddie Marie and Andrew Woodward both of Bloomington; great-great-grandchildren, Rowan and Hunter Scrimpsher, Springfield; nephews, Joseph (Linda) Phegley, Springfield; J. Michael (Aga) Phegley, Breckinridge, Colo.; niece, Jeannie Sue Phegley, a missionary at San Vicente in Baja, Mexico; and close friends, Eddie Cooke, Decatur; Gail Meissen, Springfield; and Kathy Kabella, Portage, Ind.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and sister, Avis Phegley, who died in 1979.
The family would like to thank Dr. Kahn and Dr. Dold and the nurses and staff on the neurological wing of 5100 at Decatur Memorial Hospital.
Dean C. Clodfelter (1924 - 1988)*
Created by: Mike Breitner
Record added: Aug 01, 2006
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