Clara M. Caywood, 80, of Fremont, Indiana passed away peacefully on Friday, March 13, 2020 at her daughter’s home in Jasper, Georgia.
She was born on September 2, 1939 in Angola, Indiana to Martin L. and Josephine (Locke) Henderson. Clara graduated as valedictorian from Flint High School in Steuben County, Indiana. She married Blaine L. Caywood on December 28, 1957.
Clara had worked at TI Automotive in Ashley, Indiana before retiring in 2003. She was a member of the Independent Full Gospel Church in Ashley.
She enjoyed playing bingo and scratching off lottery tickets which she had much success. Most of all she loved spending time with her family.
Surviving are her son, Alonzo Paul “Lonnie” ( Carol) Caywood of Jasper, Georgia; daughters, Jeanna (Joe) Patterson of Fremont, Indiana and Nicole Southerland of Jasper, Georgia and three brothers, Carl Henderson of Montpelier, Ohio, LeRoy Kunce of Angola, Indiana and Roy (Judy) Kunce of Angola, Indiana. Also surviving are 12 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Blaine L. Caywood on December 27, 2003; two daughters, Joni Caywood and Julie Conley; two great-grandchildren, Paige Nicole and Jordan; one great great grandson, Alaric and brother, Martin L. “Junior” Henderson.
Adhering to the CDC guidelines of limiting gatherings to under 50 people as a result of Coronavirus, the family will be having a graveside service at 1:00 PM, Friday, March 20, 2020 at Circle Hill Cemetery, Angola, Indiana with Pastor Steve Altman officiating.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or to Gift of Time of Jasper, Georgia.
Charitable donations may be made in Clara's memory to the following organizations:
Gift of Time