Clara M. Axsom, 60, of Solsberry, passed away on Wednesday, July 23, 2008 at Bloomington Hospital following a lengthy illness.
She was born Sept. 13, 1947 in Monroe County, the daughter of Cletus and Mary (Lucas) Axsom.
A retired employee of General Electric of Bloomington, she previously worked for RCA and PTS Electronics. She was also a graduate of Ivy Tech in Bloomington.
Survivors include her daughter, Kimberly J. Axsom of Bloomington; her son, Joseph Axsom of Solsberry; her granddaughter, Destiny Parker of Bloomington; five sisters: Helen (Dwight) Tate, Margaret Bock, Sharon Varner and Karen Sue Verseman, all of Bloomington, and Betty Barger of Ft. Myers, FL; one brother, Chester (Karen) Axsom of Tucson, AZ; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and four brothers, Alva Axsom, Charles Axsom, David Axsom and Cletus Axsom.
Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Allen Funeral Home in Bloomington with Pastor Terry Dowell officiating.
Burial will be at Clear Creek Cemetery.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. until time of services Saturday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Bloomington, PO Box 1149, Bloomington, IN 47402.