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Obituary: Mary Lurine Cloven

Obituary: Mary Lurine Cloven

June 9th, 2011 in Obituaries

Mary Lurine "Red" Cloven, age 66, departed this life Monday, June 6, 2011, surrounded by family and friends. She was born in Alton, Mo., Oregon County, on September 2, 1944. Lurine was a waitress at Scotts Corner for the Tillers for several years. Then she worked at shoe factories at Mexico, Jonesburg and Ful- ton, Mo. She was an avid St. Louis Cardinal fan. She also dearly loved Elvis Presley music and had a large collec- tion of Elvis mememtos. Most of all, Lurine had a very loving heart and was there for her friends and family. Lurine is survived by her mother, Anna Lucille VanWinkle, Mexico; her daughter, Tammy Renay Cloven and life partner Elizabeth Chapman of Clark, Mo.; Lurine's life partner, Vicki Behrens of Auxvasse, Mo.; two brothers, Frank Cloven, Mexico, Wayne Clov- en (Fern), Thayer, Mo.; three sisters, Beulah Camp (Robert), and Carmalee Lewallen (Ed) both of Martinsburg, Carol Crab- tree(Hervil) of Mexico; and special friends, Christy Singleton and Jodi Behrens; 17 nieces and nephews; two great-great nephews; one great-great niece; and one aunt, Frances Owens, Alton, Mo. Also she had many, many friends. Lurine was preceded in death by her father, Brents Cloven; sister-in-law, Rita Cloven; step-father, George Van Winkle; brother-in-law, Leo Risenhoover; niece, Robin Marie Camp; nephew, Leo Robert Risenhoover; and several uncles and aunts. Services will be at Arnolds Funeral Home, Mexico, Mo. at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 11, 2011.Visitation will be from 1:30 until time of service. Burial will follow at the Elmwood Cemetery. The Reverends Russell Camp, Wayne Cloven, and Larry Baitinger will conduct the services. Lurine had accepted Jesus Christ as her savior before her death. Pallbearers will be Leo Don, Kevin, Robert, Steven, Rusty and Jarrett Risenhoover. Honorary pallbearers will be Jeffrey, Lloyd and Terry Camp, Michael, Roni Ann, Malissa, Stacey and Wayne Cloven, Christopher Cloven, Kimberley Walker, Stephanie Cloven, Kim Hurd, Kelsay and Caleb Crabtree, Kaleigh Phelps, Jacki Hurd, Joshua Hill, Zac Stubblefield, Brandy Gar, Jil Chailland, Angelia and Charity Fox. Connor Phelps will be a special honorary pallbearer. Memorials may be made to Children's Therapy School, American Lung Assoc., or American Cancer Society. Condolences may be sent to: www.arnoldfh.com