2018-02-07 / Obituaries

Shirley J. Clawson

Shirley J. Clawson, 74, of Delphi, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, at IU Health Arnett in Lafayette.

She was born Sept. 24, 1943, in Lafayette, to the late Orth and Dorothy (Kauffman) Pattengale. She attended East Tipp School and later earned her GED. On Feb. 14, 1960, in Delphi, she married Gene E. Clawson and he survives.

Shirley was retired from Thoughtful Impressions in Delphi, where she worked as a screen printer. She had also worked at the former Essex Wire in Flora.

Shirley was a member of the Delphi VFW Auxiliary. She loved the outdoors and especially enjoyed fishing, ginseng and mushroom hunting and bird watching.

Along with her husband, she is survived by sons, Gregory Clawson (Janet Jones) of Lafayette, Bryon Clawson of Delphi, and Douglas Clawson (Dawn) of Camden; sisters, Roxie Veach (Roy) of Burrows and Wilma Davis (Dick) of Colburn; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by a sister, Leorabelle Miller.

Funeral service was held Sunday, Jan. 28, at Davidson Funeral Home, Delphi with Pastor Kim Holley officiating.

Memorial contributions in Shirley’s memory may be made to the Delphi VFW.

Online condolences may be shared at www.davidsonfh.com.

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