Clara Jean Lyon, 85, of Tippecanoe, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013 at Hennis Care Center in Dover after a prolonged period of declining health. Born Jun. 27, 1928 in Dennison, she was the daughter of the late Ephriam Theodore and Ruth A. (Carter) Lamneck.
On Sept. 16, 1951, Jean married Samuel Thomas Lyon with whom she enjoyed over 43 years of marriage until his passing on Feb. 12, 1995.
Services for Jean, officiated by Rev. Harry Milligan, were held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013 at the R.K. Lindsey Funeral Home in Dennison. Interment will follow beside her beloved husband in Gnadenhutten’s Clay-Union Cemetery.