Clara Lu (Keener) Vise

November 14, 1932 ~ July 21, 2021 (age 88)


Clara Lu Vise, 88, of Benton passed away Wednesday evening July 21, 2021 at her home.
She was born in Benton, IL on November 14, 1932, the daughter of Otis Miles & Lucille (Burkitt) Keener. 
She married James M. Vise on July 24, 1955 at the First Christian Church in Benton, and he preceded her in death on November 15, 2018.
Mrs. Vise was a beloved Kindergarten Teacher, and a member of the First Christian Church in Benton.
Mrs. Vise is survived by her:
2 Daughters:
Linda Maddox & husband Keith of Chesterfield, MO
Susan Brookins & husband Ron of Ellijay, GA
5 Grandchildren:
Emily (Maddox) Wissmann & husband Taylor
Lindsey (Maddox) Gross & husband Ryan
Whitney (Brookins) Pulliam & husband Christopher
Tyler Brookins
Chandler Brookins
5 Great-Grandchildren:
Koa, Hudson & Nash Wissmann
Cohen & Maevry Gross
Mrs. Vise was preceded in death by her Parents and by her Husband.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, July 24th at the First Christian Church in Benton with Pastor Kurt Sanders officiating. Burial will be in the Masonic & Odd Fellows Cemetery in Benton. Visitation will be after 11:30 A.M. on Saturday at the church.
In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be made in Mrs. Vise's Memory to the First Christian Church.
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July 24, 2021

11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
First Christian Church
302 South Main Street
Benton, IL 62812

Funeral Service
July 24, 2021

1:00 PM
First Christian Church
302 South Main Street
Benton, IL 62812


Masonic & Oddfellows Cemetery
12740 Oddfellow Lane
Benton, IL 62812


Frist Christian Church
302 South Main Street, Benton IL 62812
Tel: 1-618-438-5841

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