91 year old Fairfield resident, Colleen Clevenger, passed away Wednesday, December 25th. 2019 at Fairfield Memorial Hospital.
Colleen was born October 23, 1928 at Burnt Prairie, Illinois to Ivan and Letha (Hume) Coale. She attended eleven years of school at Burnt Prairie and graduated in 1946 from Fairfield Community High School. On July 25, 1947, Colleen married Charles P. Walker and he preceded her in death on December 6, 1965. On May 6, 1980, Colleen then married Vernest (Johnny) Clevenger. He preceded her in death on March 7, 2006. Colleen retired from WADI as the Director of the Weatherization program. She was a long time member of the Burnt Prairie Presbyterian Church.
Colleen is survived by one son; Charles (Kim) Walker of Burnt Prairie, 3 daughters; Teresa (Lloyd) Young of Burnt Prairie, Nancy (Bob) Blagg of Rockville, IN, Janice (Mike) Hutson of Burnt Prairie. 2 step daughters; Chris Tina (Don) Jenner of Tinley Park, Il and Dee Anna (Jim) Scherrer of Jamul, Cal. 2 brothers; Jim (Nancy) Coale and Bill (Jean) Coale, both of Fairfield. 7 grandchildren, 6 step grandchildren, several great and great-great grandchildren, along with several nieces and nephews. Preceding Colleen in death were her parents, both her husbands and an infant daughter.
Services for Colleen Clevenger will be Tuesday, December 31, at Nale’s Funeral Home in Fairfield. Visitation will be Tuesday,10:00 a.m. until time of funeral at 12:00(noon) Burial will follow in the Burnt Prairie Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Dr. Scranton Memorial Fund and will be accepted at Nale’s Funeral Home which are in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.nalesfuneralhome.com.
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