Arnold Funeral Home
(September 2, 1944 - June 6, 2011)
Mary Lurine “Red” Cloven
Mary Lurine Cloven was born at Alton, Mo., Oregon county, on September 2, 1944 and departed this life on June 6, 2011 at 1:30 A.M. surrounded by family and friends.
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 Cloven (Fern), Thayer, Mo., three sisters, Beulah Camp (Robert), and Carmalee Lewallen (Ed) both of Martinsburg, Carol Crabtree(Hervil) of Mexico., and special friends, Christy Singleton and Jodi Behrens, 17 nieces and nephews, two great-great nephews and 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, stepfather George Van Winkle, brother-in-law Leo Risenhoover, niece Robin Marie Camp, nephew, Leo Robert Risenhoover and several uncles and aunts.
Lurine was a waitress at Scotts Corner for the Tillers for several years. Then she worked at shoe factories at Mexico, Jonesburg and Fulton, MO. She was an avid St.Louis Cardinal fan. She also dearly loved Elvis Presley music and had a large collection of Elvis mememto’s. Most of all, Lurine had a very loving heart and was there for her friends and family.
Services will be at Arnold Funeral Home, Mexico, MO at 2:30 PM on Saturday, June 11, 2011. Burial will follow at the Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1:30 until time of service.
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 Gay, Jil Chailland, Angelia, Charity Fox, Chad, Paige, Alexis, Colton Risenhoover, Jace, and Delayna Gay. Connor Phelps will be a special honorary pallbearer.
Memorials may be made to Children’s Therapy School, American Lung Assoc., or American Cancer Society.