PROBST, Clara Jean, 75, of Mercer Road, St. Clairsville, Ohio, passed away Friday, March 29, 2013 at her home surrounded by her family.
She was born in Barton, Ohio on April 7, 1937, a daughter of the late James and Virginia (Worrell) Ayers.
She was a retired office clerk and cashier at Colerain IGA, Colerain, Ohio. She was a member of Harrisville Covenant Presbyterian Church, where she had many dear friends.
Clara was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed baking, gardening and watching the birds.
She lived her life doing daily acts of kindness and was always thinking of others and not herself. She always tried to live each day to its fullest. Her beautiful smile will never be forgotten.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Mack in September 2012.
She is survived by three daughters: Judy A (Michael) Kinnick, St. Clairsville, Ohio; Lois J. (Rob) Marshall, Indian Head, MD; Amy J. (Marty) Barnes, Bridgeport, Ohio; two sisters, Ruth (Tony) Monteleone, Dillonvale, Ohio; Alice Ayers, Adena, Ohio; grandchildren Zach and Matt Kinnick; Travis and Amanda Marshall; Kayla and Logan Barnes; several nieces and nephews.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Keller Funeral Home, 615 Hanover Street, Martins Ferry where friends will be received Tuesday 4-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Barry Hall officiating.
Interment will follow at Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove, Ohio.
Condolences to the family may be made by signing the guest book online at www.kellerfuneralhome.com