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Wednesday, March 9th, 2011
Complete Obituary
Alberta Clay
  Alberta M. Clay, 92, Mendon, died at 7:57 p.m. March 7, 2011, at Colonial Nursing Center in Rockford.
She was born July 18, 1918, in Van Wert County to Thomas G. and Noretta Mae Sweigart Rider. On Sept. 24, 1938, she married Darrel W. "Boogie" Clay, who died Jan. 16, 2007.
Surviving are two sons, Tom Clay, Mendon, and Jerry (Sheryl) Clay, Mendon; five grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Also deceased is a grandson; two brothers, Carl Rider and Harry Rider; five sisters, Mahala Richards, Elizabeth Metzger, Anna Glass, Violet Haggard and Alice Fry.
She was a bookkeeper for Clay Automotive, formerly of Mendon, and was a member of the New Salem Presbyterian Church in Monticello.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Thursday at W. H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home in Mendon, the Rev. Randy Christian officiating. Burial is at Mendon Cemetery.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the State of the Heart Hospice.
Condolences may be left at dick.hellwarth@frontier.com.
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