Clara A. Walters

MORTON, Ill. – Clara A. Walters, 95, of Morton, Ill., formerly of Mifflin, died at 8:24 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, at Methodist Medical Center, in Peoria, Ill.

Born Oct. 16, 1918, in Miller Run, Somerset County, she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Mary (Barndt) Hitechew. Her husband, John B. Walters, whom she married on Oct. 20, 1948, died on Dec. 14, 1984.

She is survived by: two daughters, Donna Heimbaugh and husband, Ralph, of Morton, Ill., and Linda Simmons and husband, Phillip, of East Hampton, Conn.; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchil- dren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one brother, Harry Hitechew, and an infant sister.

She had worked at the Arrow Shirt Factory and at Zimmies’ Diner.

She was a member of First Baptist Church, Mifflintown.

Her funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, at First Baptist Church, Mifflintown, with the Rev. Ron Shupe officiating. Interment will be in New Church Hill Cemetery, Old Port.

The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, at the church.

For those who desire, memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, 23964 state Route 35 N., Mifflintown, PA 17059.

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