Sunday, February 8, 2009

Mildred Walker Clepper 1918-2007

Clepper, Mildred Walker (Kimball)

Mildred Walker Clepper, 88, died Thursday, April 12, 2007, in a local nursing home.

She was a member of the Eastern Star and Holly Avenue United Methodist Church. Mildred was employed by the South Pittsburg Hospital for many years. She and her husband owned and operated Clepper’s Courtesy Court in South Pittsburg, Tn., in the 1950s and 1960s. She also managed Mountain View Apartments for many years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Hubert Lovelace Clepper, and sister, Dorris Walker Hanson.

She is survived by her three sons, James Ayers (Judy) Clepper, Gerald Michael “Jerry” (Barbara) Clepper and Ray K. “Butch” (Pauline) Clepper, all of South Pittsburg; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 50, Memphis, TN 38101, or to Family House, 242 McKee Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15213.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. CDT Saturday in the chapel of Rogers Funeral Home in South Pittsburg with the Rev. Charlie Campbell officiating. Interment will be in Sequatchie Valley Memorial Gardens in Jasper, Tn.

Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.rogersfuneral

The family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. CDT Friday at Rogers Funeral Home in South Pittsburg.

Hubert and Mildred are listed on page 147 of Lucille Clepper Mehrkam's book, "History and Genealogy of the Family of Jacob Klepper/Clepper Family and Malcolm McAlpine Family" (The Gregath Company, 1996), Library of Congress under card number 86-62751

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