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Pendleton County Obituaries

Obituaries are posted with the permission of Debbie Dennie, Editor of the "Falmouth Outlook"

Contributed By: Deborah Puschkar

The Falmouth Outlook, Pendleton Co., KY (Published: 15 Jul 2008)

Clarice E. Auchter, 85, of Butler passed away July 7, 2008 at River Valley Nursing Home. Clarice was born in Pendleton County on December 29, 1922, the daughter of the late John and Nellie McMillin. She was the seventh child of eight children. Clarice attended grade school in a one-room schoolhouse, junior high in a two-room schoolhouse, and high school at Butler High School. She was a member of the Mt. Moriah Christian Church where she was a board member, ladies aid, choir member, and a member of the Mt. Moriah Cemetery Board.

Clarice married Claude Thomas Auchter on August 30, 1941 when she was 19 years old. She and her husband lived in Pendleton County on a 111-acre farm. She spent her married life working on their farm, taking care of the household, and rearing their daughter. Her duties on the farm included setting and housing tobacco, helping to put in hay, raising a large garden, and home canning fruits and vegetables.

Clarice wanted to be remembered by others as a person who was honest and caring, and who deeply loved her family, her church, and her home.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Claude Thomas Auchter; brothers, Leeman, Eldon, and Marion McMillin; sisters, Ruby Elliott, Alma Hurst, and Lucy Crouch Baker.

She is survived by a daughter, Claudette Pelsor, Fernandina Beach, Florida; a sister, Opal Sargent of Florence; granddaughters, Jennifer Shamsy and Melissa Winters; and three great grandchildren, Adam, Noah, and Aiden Shamsy.

Funeral services were held Friday, July 11, 2008 at Peoples Funeral Home in Butler. Pallbearers were Brian Crouch, Brad Crouch, Brent Moore, Kevin Sargent, Ethan Moore, and David Doan. The minister was Bro. Daryl Breeden and there was music by Myron Doan. Final resting place will be at Mt. Moriah Cemetery in Pendleton County.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Cemetery Fund at Mt. Moriah I/C Debbie Shoemaker, 35 Neal Drive, DeMossville, KY 41033 or Hospice of Hope, 909 Kenton Station Drive, Maysville, KY 41056.