Clela Wenger

Wednesday, November 10, 2004

JONESBORO, Ill. -- Clela Wenger, 86, of Jonesboro died Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

She was born April 14, 1918, at Wolf Lake, Ill., daughter of Nathaniel and Sula Pirtle Godwin. She and Francis Wenger were married Jan. 13, 1936, in Union County. He died Feb. 13, 1985.

Wenger was a member of Ware Baptist Church.

Survivors include three daughters, Irma Brown of Jonesboro, Jo Boyer of Jackson, Debbie Haldeman of Anna, Ill.; two sons, Larry Wenger of Lenzburg, Ill., Terry Wenger of Jonesboro; 11 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Friends may call at Hileman Funeral Home from 5 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Bob Kirby officiating. Burial will be in Jonesboro Cemetery.