Lavetta K. Bartley, 87, of Clearfield, passed away Saturday, September 21, 2013 at Mt. Laurel Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Mrs. Bartley was born January 31, 1926 in Clearfield, the daughter of C. Carl and Edna Rachel (Knight) Putt.
She was a graduate of the Clearfield Area High School, class of 1943.
Mrs. Bartley had been employed by the Clearfield Area School District, working in the cafeteria.
In her earlier years she was an active member of the Emmanuel United Methodist Church where she sang in the choir, was a Sunday school teacher and leader of music for children. Currently she was a member of the Centre Grove United Methodist Church where she was also very active for many years.
She had participated in various card clubs, NON, XYZ and had been a cub scout and girl scout leader.
She is survived by two daughters; Marilyn Barger and Margie Cowder both of Clearfield, a son, Donald Bartley and his wife Barbara of Clearfield, four grandchildren; Kimberley Paradisi and her husband Eric of Manassas, VA., Kelly Maney, Angela Weed and Shannon Hoover all of Clearfield, three great grandchildren; Ashley, Curtis and Carly, a sister, Edna Wilson of Philipsburg and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Bartley was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Clyde A. Bartley whom she married on April 20, 1949 at the Emmanuel United Methodist Church and who passed away September 24, 2003, two sisters; Mary Ralston and Helen Bean and a brother, Harold Putt.
Funeral services will be held at the Centre Grove United Methodist Church on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. with Rev. Dr. Randy Willis officiating. Interment will be in Crown Crest Memorial Park.
Friends will be received at the Bennett and Houser Funeral Home, Inc., of Clearfield on Tuesday, September 24, 2013 from 5 to 8 P.M. and on Wednesday at the church from 10:00 A.M. until the hour of services.
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the Centre Grove United Methodist Church, 1100 Village Road, Clearfield, PA 16830.
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