Clarabel Alred, 92, of Paxton passed away at 7:53 a.m. Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at Presence Covenant Medical Center, Urbana.
Private services will be held at a later date. Baier Family Funeral Services, Paxton is handling arrangements.
Mrs. Alred was born May 13, 1922 at Murrayville, IL in Morgan County, the daughter of Ellis and Stelle McCallister Grider. She married Clifford L. Alred November 3, 1943 at Rockford. He preceded her in death July 14, 2008.
She is survived by one son, Emory (Jill) Alred of Rantoul; three grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter, one son, one brother and three sisters.
Mrs. Alred graduated from Murrayville High School, Murrayville, IL. She worked in food service for the Paxton School system for many years. Clarabel was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Paxton and the United Methodist Women. She enjoyed cooking at her church, quilting, sewing and camping.
Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church, Paxton. Condolences may be offered at www.baierfuneralservices.com.