The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

September 13, 2013

Carla Anne Clawson

The Commercial-News

---- — Carla Anne Clawson, 73, of Danville, passed away at 1:28 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, at Presence United Samaritans Medical Center in Danville.

She was born on March 1, 1940, in Danville, the daughter of Carl and Stella (Zahnow) Thomas.

She married Richard Clawson on June 29, 1957, in Danville. He survives.

Surviving her are two sons, Tracy and Eric Clawson; one daughter, Rachel Braunstadter; and four grandchildren, Cody, Elliotte, Rowan Clawson and Rayne Braunstadter.

Carla was preceded in death by her parents; five brothers, Walter, Paul, Donald, Loyal, John Thomas; and two sisters, Bonnie McCullum and Mary June Thomas.

She loved horses when she was younger and was an avid horsewoman. Carla also liked sketching and painting.

A celebration of Carla’s life will begin at 3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16, at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Danville. Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center, A Life Celebration Home, in Danville is in charge of arrangements.

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