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Lora Clawson

October 24, 1932 — December 7, 2023



Lora L. “Tootie” Clawson, 91, of Veedersburg IN, passed away 11:43 AM Thursday December 7, 2023 at Wellbrooke in Crawfordsville, IN.

Lora was born October 24, 1932 in Kingman, IN the daughter of Russell and Ida (McElwee) Helms. She married Billy I Clawson April 10, 1954 in Sterling IN; he preceded her in death April 14, 2015. 

She is also preceded in death by a brother, Eugene Helms, and four sisters, Lois Hand, Beverly Dennis, Ruth Marie Keerns, Mary Jane Hendrick, and a great grandson Kristian Warrick. 

Surviving family include two daughters, Dawnna (Mike) Warrick, Covington IN; Vicki (Bill) Clauson, Seminole FL; a son, Scott (Tina) Clawson, Veedersburg IN; grandchildren, Renee Geiken, Keven WarrickAdam (Mary) Clawson, Jason (Garnet) Dark, Derek (Katherine) Greiwe; great grandchildren, Allie Wade, Ryan Geiken, Josh Geiken, Shawn Geiken, David Geiken, Malachi Warrick, Matheu McElwee, Tyrzah Warrick, Mareena Warrick,  Bill Warrick, Tyler Warrick, Andrew Warrick, Xander Clawson, Kyler Clawson, Winter Clawson, Ember Dark; great-great grandchildren, Jackson Phelps, Emmett Key, Wyatt Rector, Tucker Geiken, Harper Geiken, Amelia Wade


Lora was able to be a stay at home mom, and was always very thankful and appreciative for the time she had with her family; she especially loved her three generations of grandchildren. She enjoyed playing dice and boards games; and enjoyed going to the casino, her most recent casino trip had been on her 91st birthday. 

She had enjoyed cooking for her family for many years; and also liked to simply sit and read through a cook book looking for new recipes. They had traveled on several cruise ships as a family; and she and Billy had enjoyed many train and bus trips after his retirement. She also greatly enjoyed the weekly gatherings with her sisters for many years; where they would vist, play marbles, and eat candy.

Visitation will be 11:30 – 1:30 Friday December 15, 2023 at Dickerson Funeral Home in Veedersburg IN. Funeral service will begin at 1:30 PM Friday December 15, 2023 at the funeral home with Pastor Tim Lyons officiating. She will be laid to rest with her husband Billy at the VA National Cemetery in Danville, IL. Memorial contributions may be given to American Legion Post #288 in Veedersburg. Online condolences at

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Friday, December 15, 2023

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