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Alverda R. "Bert" (Ford) Clawson, 84, of Lafayette, passed away at 2:58 a.m. on Wednesday, April 02, 2014 at St. Elizabeth East Hospital. Born March 13, 1930 in Lafayette, she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Pearl May (Miller) Ford.
Bert married Charles W. "Charlie" Clawson on July 8, 1958 in Lafayette and he survives. She was a cook at Star Lanes Bowling for ten years. She was a member of First Free Methodist Church and enjoyed playing bingo, going to casinos, bowling and shopping. She loved spending time with her family and playing with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Surviving with her husband is her son, Terry Lee Clawson of Lafayette, her daughter-in-law, Amy W. Clawson of Oregon, OH, siblings Larry Wayne Jenkins, Mary JoAnne Jenkins, and Gerald Dean Jenkins, two grandsons, Justin Clawson (wife, Becky) and Joshua Clawson, and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a sister Betty Marsh.
Visitation one hour prior to the 1 p.m. funeral service on Saturday at Hippensteel Funeral Home. Burial to follow at Tippecanoe Memory Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Association. Hippensteel Funeral Home is entrusted with care. Share memories and condolences online at