LATTY, Ohio — Clara M. Youtsey, 76, of Latty, died at 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, at Lutheran Hospital, Ft. Wayne, Ind.
She was born Nov. 7, 1937, in Delphos, Ohio, to the late Loris (Lucas) Parsons and Francis M. Parsons.
Her husband, Charles L. Youtsey, Sr., died April 20, 1997. They were married July 20, 1957.
Survivors include children: Rev. Earl (Connie) Gile of Latty, Charles
(Jackie) Youtsey, Jr. of Haviland, Ohio, Sue (Steve) Warren of
Paulding, Ohio, Christine Youtsey of Findlay, Ohio, Cheryl (Dennis)
Carlisle of Defiance, Ohio, Candi (Randy) Smallwood of New Albany, Ind.,
Cindy (Alan) Conner of Galion, Ohio, Claudine (Mike) Graham of Dupont,
Ohio; stepdaughter: Sue (Ron) Carlisle of Antwerp, Ohio; two stepsons:
Dan (Nancy) Frantom of Convoy, Ohio, and Miles Sealscott of Van Wert,
Ohio; brothers: Marion (Peggy) Parsons of Toledo, Ohio, Larry “Pete”
(Cheryl) Parsons of Riverside, Calif., Francis (Lee) Parsons, Jr. of
Riverside, Calif., and Ronald (Karen) Parsons of Van Wert; sisters: Lois
Peas of Van Wert and Thelma (Jerry) Moon of Lima, Ohio; 48
grandchildren; 74 great-grandchildren, and 7 great-great-grandchildren.
was preceded in death by three brothers: Donald, Jim and Paul Gene
Parsons; sisters: Maxine Bethel, Evelyn Parsons and June Parsons; three
grandchildren: Charlie, Jeremy and Dallas, and a great-grandchild:
She was a former waitress for Carl Mackie Restaurant and
formerly worked at TSC, Van Wert. She was a member of Van Wert
Pentecostal Church, Van Wert. She was a member of and former president
of Paulding Eagles Auxiliary, a member of the former Van Wert Eagles and
Van Wert VFW Auxiliary. She was the former president of the Grover Hill
VFW Auxiliary and a member of the Van Wert American Legion Auxiliary.
will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, at Alspach-Gearhart
Funeral Home & Crematory, Van Wert. The Rev. Earl Gile will
officiate. Burial will be in Ridge Cemetery, Middle Point, Ohio.
will be held from 4-8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, and one hour prior to
the service on Monday at the funeral home. A Paulding Eagles Auxiliary
service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the family.
Condolences may be expressed at: www.alspachgearhart.com.