Marjorie Clawson

By Ellis Codjoe, March 22, 2019

Marjorie L. Clawson (nee Abernathy), of Blanchester, OH and formerly of Ottumwa, passed away on March 17, 2019 at the age of 93.

She married Raymond D Fountain on February 23, 1945 and he preceded her in death May 25, 1978.  She married Kenneth E. Clawson September 4, 1981 and he preceded her in death June 6, 1984.

She owned her own daycare for over 30 years and was passionate about children.

She was a devoted mother of Donald Lee Fountain, Donna Darlene (Kenny) Mathew, Kenneth Francis (late Valma) Fountain, Beverly Ann (William) Croteau and the late Dale LaVerne Fountain; grandmother of 20; great-grandmother of 50; sister of the late Rosalee Abernathy.

Family will receive friends at Woodville Baptist Church, 10970 Woodville Rd. Blanchester, on Friday, March 22nd from 12:30 PM until time of services at 2 PM.

A second service will be held the Ottumwa Baptist Temple in Ottumwa, Iowa on Monday, March 25th at 10 AM. Burial will follow at Westview Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Woodville Baptist Church for Children’s Church Camp.

Reece Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

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