Naomi Elizabeth Karr Clutter, age 89, of Clairton, died May 28, 2017, at home. Born August 8, 1927, in Herminie, she was the daughter of the late Russell and Mary (Rosensteel) Mellinger and the wife of the late Francis Clutter.
Naomi dedicated her life to caring for her family. She was a kind hearted soul and was loved by all. Naomi was truly the matriarch of the family and will always be remembered for her caring nature. She was best known as “Gram,” to everyone that knew her. She was a member of the former Christian Missionary Alliance, in Herminie and Clairton.
Naomi is survived by children, Dorcas “Dee” Smith of Clairton, John W. (Starlene) Karr of Richmond, VA and James R. Clutter of Clairton; granddaughter, Amy Menanno; great grandchildren, Mariah and Nolan; sisters, Hazel Proctor and Darlene Kunkle both of Irwin; brother-in-law, Russell (Joni) Karr of Evanstown; sister-in-law, Dorothy (Philip) Comini of Herminie; also many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and second husband, she was also preceded in death by first husband, Walter Karr; daughters, Cheryl, Mary Katherine and Brenda; siblings, Donna, Howard (Alice), Arthur (Isabelle) and Ethel (Richard).
Family and friends will be received at Willig Funeral Cremation Services on Wednesday, May 31, 2017, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. A service will be held on Thursday, June 1, 2017, at Noon, in the funeral home chapel. Pastor Jody Dausey will officiate. Burial will follow in Westmoreland Memorial Park.
Condolences may be shared at www.willigfuneralcremationservices.com
Originally published May 29, 2017.