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Clarabelle (Gray) Kittle

October 11, 1929 ~ June 7, 2021 (age 91)

Obituary

Clarabelle (Gray) Kittle, 91, of Olney, passed away at 11:40 AM on Monday, June 7, 2021 at Carle Richland Memorial Hospital in Olney.

Funeral service will be at 10:30 AM on Saturday, June 12, 2021 in the chapel of Thrasher Family Funeral Home in Olney. Visitation will be from 9-10:30 AM in the chapel of Thrasher Family Funeral Home. Burial will be at Clay City Cemetery in Clay City. Pastor Mike Baker will be officiating. Live streaming will be available through our Facebook page. Click on the link below to watch.

Clarabelle was born on October 11, 1929 in Clay County the daughter of Henry and Maude (Payne) Gray. She later married Vern Kittle on August 27, 1961 in Clay City. He preceded her in death on October 1, 1997.

She worked at Olney Central College in the Public Relations and Marketing Department for many years. She also worked at the garment factory in Olney and was also a greeter at Wal-Mart. She was a member of Antioch Christian Church and was a former member of Mt. Gilead Church with her husband. She graduated from Clay City High School in 1948. She graduated with her Associates Degree from Olney Central College in 1982. She was a past member of Dundas Ruritan. She enjoyed crocheting, working on word searches and crossword puzzles and putting together puzzles.

Clarabelle is survived by her 2 sons Tony Kittle (Lisa) of Dundas and Bobby Kittle (Shannon) of Louisville; daughter Wilma Fitzpatrick (Dennis) of Jefferson City, Mo; 4 grandchildren Collin Cotterell (fiancé Tasha), Victoria Kittle, Silas Kittle, and Will Kittle.

She is preceded in death by her husband Vern Kittle, parents Henry and Maude Gray, 4 brothers Ralph, Johnny, Eugene and Ray Dean Gray, sister Famie Payne, niece Joanne Herdes and nephew David W. Payne.

Memorials can be sent to Antioch Christian Church in memory of Clarabelle (Gray) Kittle.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
June 12, 2021

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Thrasher Family Funeral Home, LLC
945 South West Street
Olney, IL 62450

Funeral Service
Saturday
June 12, 2021

10:30 AM
Thrasher Family Funeral Home, LLC
945 South West Street
Olney, IL 62450

Video is available for this event


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