Clara Ellen Houpey, 80

Clara Ellen Houpey, 80, of Columbus, passed away at 7:36 p.m. on Thursday,
December 8, 2022 at her residence. She was born on December 4, 1942 in Letts,
the daughter of Frederick and Hazel (Doles) Houpey. She was raised in Decatur
County and had been a resident of Columbus since 1974. Clara was a 1960 graduate
of Jackson Township High School and a member of the Westport Methodist Church.
She enjoyed quilting. Survivors include her sister, Ruby Mae Henry of Westport;
her brothers, William “Bill” (Pam) Houpey of Westport and John Houpey of
Connersville. She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Mabel Ann Baker
and Louise Houpey and a niece, Barbara Fish. Funeral services will be conducted
at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 13, 2022 at the Bass & Gasper Funeral Home in
Westport with Rev. Jay Vanderbur officiating. Burial will follow at the Westport
Cemetery. A time of visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 13 from 10:00
am until time of service at 12:00 p.m. Online condolences can be made to the
family at

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