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Gail Clapp

February 8, 1935 February 17, 2019
Gail Clapp
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Obituary for Gail Clapp

Gail Clapp, 84, of Cabery, IL passed away at 4:50 am on Sunday, February 17, 2019 at Miller Rehabilitation in Kankakee, IL.

A memorial service will be held at 3:00pm on Sunday February 24, 2019 at Cabery United Methodist Church with Denise Runyon officiating. A dinner will follow the service at the church. According to her wishes, cremation rites will be accorded. Private inurnment will be at a later date at Mount Hope Cemetery in Cabery. Memorial contributions may be made to her church, Cabery United Methodist Church.

Gail was born February 8, 1935 in Eli, Kentucky a daughter of Delno G. and Lura (Stephens) Meece. She married Stephen Clapp on October 14, 1956 at the Campus Methodist Church. They were married for over 62 years. Stephen resides in Cabery, IL. She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother: Jack Meece; two sisters: Lynelle (Don) McGinnis and Janet Joyce; and two sons: Scott and John Clapp.
Also surviving is her daughter-in-law: Cindy Clapp of Cabery, IL; her grandchildren: Natalie ( Aaron) Cox, Allison (Alex) Benoit, Phillip Clapp, Amanda McWhorter, and Emily Clapp; her great grandchildren: Elliott and Easton Cox and two additional great granddaughters; one sister: Gretta (Bob) Giacometti of Cabery, IL; one brother: Jim (Sandi) Meece of Floyds Knob, IN; one brother-in-law: Jerome Joyce of Reddick, IL; one sister-in-law: Beverly Meece of Kankakee, IL; and many nieces and nephews.

Gail was a Graduate of Reddick High School and Silver Cross Nursing School. She was a retired registered nurse. Gail enjoyed spending time at the beach, reading, writing, and traveling; especially her sisters' trips. She was a lifelong member of the Cabery United Methodist Church and was active there. Gail also volunteered with the food pantry by delivering the church’s donations, always willing to lend a helping hand.

Most of all, Gail loved her family and spending time with them. She will be greatly missed by all that knew her as wife, mom, “Mema”, great grandma, sister, aunt, and friend.

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3:00 PM 2/24/2019 3:00:00 PM
Cabery United Methodist Church

105 S Ames
Cabery, IL 60919

Cabery United Methodist Church
105 S Ames Cabery 60919 IL
United States

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Cabery United Methodist Church

105 S Ames
Cabery, IL 60919

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