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Jerilyn Clegg

February 19, 2024

Jerilyn Clegg Obituary

Jerilyn (Jeri) Clegg 81, of Clarington, Ohio passed away on Monday February 19, 2024 at Reynolds Memorial Hospital in Glen Dale, West Virginia.  She was born on September 5, 1942 in Cincinnati, Ohio a daughter of the late Ray and Fern Brestel.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son Andrew Clegg and brother-in-law, Larry McGary.

She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Jerry R. (Dick) Clegg of Clarington, her daughter, Wendy (Jeff) Heimbaugh of Newport, Pennsylvania, daughter-in-law, Kim (Craig) Downey of Westerville, Ohio, her four grandson, Noah and Levi Heimbaugh of Newport, Pennsylvania and Joey and Josh Clegg of Columbus, Ohio, her step-grandchildren, Hannah, Will and Tyler Downey of Westerville, Ohio, sister Mary (Bill) Meredith of Cincinnati, Ohio, sister Susan (John) Campbell of McCormick, South Carolina, sister-in-law Donna (Terry) Craig of Clarington, and sister-in-law Marian McGary of Fort Myers, Florida.

Jeri is a graduate of Colerian High School in Cincinnati and Ohio University.  After college graduation she worked at NCR in Dayton until the birth of Wendy.  After her children had matured, she worked for over 20 years as a legal secretary for Wead, Aultman, and Phipps law firm in Xenia, Ohio. Upon her and her husband’s retirement, they moved from Xenia, Ohio to Monroe County where he grew up to be close to his mother.  Jeri was a talented musician who played the piano and organ at whatever church they were attending.  In the early 1990’s, she took a basket weaving class at an Adult Education Program at Beavercreek High School and fell in love with basket making.  She has made over 3000 baskets and participated in many crafts shows in the area as well as teaching many basket classes.  She was a wonderful wife, mother, and grandmother who was always there to meet their needs.  She especially loved attending the sporting and musical events of her grandsons.  She was very proud that all of her grandsons have either graduated from college and are now attending college, some at Ohio State and some at Penn State.  Jeri has been an active member of First Christian Church in Beallsville, Ohio for many years and played the piano and or the organ every Sunday.

Visitation 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Friday February 23 at the Bauer-Turner Funeral Home 100 S. Paul St. Woodsfield, Ohio where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday February 24 with Minister Wayne Clark officiating. 

In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to either Rally for Life, c/o Kathy Rees, 46270 St. Rt. 556, Beallsville, Ohio 43716 or the Alzheimer’s Association, West Virginia Chapter, 1601 Second Avenue, Charleston, WV 25387.  Memories of Jeri may be shared with the family on the funeral home’s website.   

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Services

Visitation
Friday
February 23, 2024

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Bauer Turner Funeral Home
100 S Paul St.
Woodsfield, OH 43793

Visitation
Friday
February 23, 2024

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bauer Turner Funeral Home
100 S Paul St.
Woodsfield, OH 43793

Funeral Service
Saturday
February 24, 2024

11:00 AM
Bauer Turner Funeral Home
100 S Paul St.
Woodsfield, OH 43793

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