WASHINGTON — Clara Eva Brown, 90, of Washington, passed away Friday morning at Avow Hospice in Naples, Fla., after a brief illness. She was born Jan. 16, 1922, in Washington, to John A. and Joan B. (Gootee) Donaldson. Eva was a 1940 graduate of Washington High School. She was a telephone operator for Indiana Bell and worked for over 20 years at Larkin’s Red and White grocery store. She was a kind, caring person and volunteered her time at Central Christian Church, where she was a member, and Feed My Sheep of Daviess County. She especially enjoyed her luncheons with the former telephone operators group. She is survived by her daughter, Marsha Brown and son-in-law, Charles Arthur of Naples, Fla.; her long time companion, Dan Renneker of Washington; grandchildren, John Arthur of Delray Beach, Fla., Shannon Arthur Shuel of Chicago, Ill., and Stephen Arthur of Los Angeles, Calif. She is also survived by five great-grandchildren, Caroline Arthur, JD Arthur, Catherine Eva Arthur of Longwood, Fla., David Shuel and Ella Shuel of Chicago, Ill. She is preceded in death by her parents. Visitation is from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Ed Lee Mortuary. A service celebrating Eva’s life will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Central Christian Church. Burial will be at Sugarland Memorial Gardens. Condolences may be made to the family at www.edleemortuary.com.
Jan. 16, 1922 - Dec. 14, 2012
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