Clara Lu Shewmaker Davies
Clara Lu Shewmaker Davies, died Sunday, December 16, 2018 at Regency. She was born November 23, 1926 in Decatur, IL to Coleman Gay Wysong and Mary Emma (Myers) Wysong, and they preceded her in death. She married Keith Lewis Shewmaker on May 12, 1946 and he preceded her in death on March 24, 1991, and married Allan W. Davies on December 28, 1996 and he preceded her in death on March 29, 2010.
Clara Lu is survived by two daughters, Cynthia Shewmaker of Springfield and Karen (Jim) Shewmaker McCabe of Scottsdale, AZ and two grandsons, Nathan and Jesse Dowell; one son, Kenneth (Christy) Shewmaker of Springfield and grandchildren: Lindsey Murphy and Gretchen Orebaugh, and four great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Clara Lu had been a resident of Springfield since 1951. She was a member of Laurel United Methodist Church, where she was also the Financial Secretary for many years.
She was a member of the Springfield Chapter of the Daughters of American Revolution and Order of the Eastern Star Lalla Rookh Chapter. Clara Lu was a member of the Sangamon County Stroke Support Group. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
Visitation: 9 – 10:30 am, Thursday, December 20, 2018 at Staab Funeral Home–Springfield.
Funeral Service: 10:30 am, Thursday, December 20, 2018 at Staab Funeral Home-Springfield Dr. Kent Lolling officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Laurel United Methodist Church or the Alzheimer’s Association.
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