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January 9, 1943 - June 21, 2017

Lucille Martin Clower of Glen White gained her angel wings on June 21st, 2017, at Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital following a short illness.   She was 74 years young.

Lucille was born on January 9th, 1943 at Lester.   She was the daughter of Alexander and Pearly Mae Goff Martin.

Left to cherish her memory is her husband of 55 years, Ronald Max “Ted” Clower and their sons, Ronny of Mt. Hope, Vernon and David of Glen White; two great grandchildren that Lucille and Ted raised as their own and later adopted, Leland Sturgill and Cassie Clower; a special grandson whom she raised as her own son, Ronald “Bubby” Clower of Glen White; a loving daughter, Jennifer Clower of Glen White; sisters, Alice Vaughn of Pierpoint and  Beaulah Massey of Beckley; brothers, Robert Martin of Lester and Fred Martin of Beckley; grandchildren include Heather Clower of Aberdeen, Maryland, Nicole Clower of Aberdeen, Vernon Lee Clower of Midway and Kandi Clower of Mabscott, Nicholas and Alex Riley of Glen White; David Hicks of Churchill, Maryland; two very special grandchildren, R.J. Riley and Marley-Mae Riley of Glen White, whom she thought the world of.   There are 18 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Lucille was preceded in death  an infant son, Ronald Max Clower; a granddaughter, Amy Lynn Clower, a grandson, Raymond James Riley-Clower and a great granddaughter, Bella Skywood; brothers, Sherman, Vernon “Dale”, Tommy, Roscoe, and Jackie; sisters, Lou Jean Tolley, Ruth Ann  Crawford and Claira Mae Martin.

Lucille was a retired home health care provider.   Before moving back to West Virginia, she made her home in Aberdeen Maryland for thirty plus years.   She moved back to care for mother and father-in-law in 1991.

Lucille loved her family and would sacrifice anything for herself to do for them.   She enjoyed the times she was able to get out and go shopping, bargain finding, always looking for unique things.   She loved to collect angels and porcelain dolls.   Lucille enjoyed joyriding and taking in the beauty of West Virginia.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday at 1:00 pm , July 15, 2015 at the Glen White Church of God.   Pastor Jesse Farley will be officiating.  Arrangements by Melton Mortuary,  Beckley, WV.  Online condolences may be made on