Clarence Updike

Jerseyville | Friday, July 13 2012

NAME:  Clarence Eugene Updike

AGE: 94

DIED: 10:30p.m.   Friday, July 13, 2012 at his home

BORN:  October 13, 1917 in Dow, Illinois

PARENTS: Clarence Darlington and Edith (White) Updike (Both Deceased)

MARRIED: Helen Shephard (died July 9, 1979)

DATE & PLACE: 1941 in Springfield, Illinois

OCCUPATION:  Owner of Updike Milling Company and retired in February 1999. He was the oldest Wayne Feed Dealer in the area. Clarence served in the US Army from 1942 - 1946

MEMBERSHIP: American Legion Post #492 and First Baptist Church of Jerseyville where he was a member of the choir for 40 plus years

VISITATION:  4-8 p.m. Monday, July 16, 2012

at Alexander & Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville

& visitation will continue on Tuesday, July 17, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. -10:00 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of Jerseyville

FUNERAL: 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 17, 2012

at First Baptist Church of Jerseyville

Military Graveside Rites by American Legion Post #492

CLERGY: Rev. Brent Meyer

BURIAL:  Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville

MEMORIALS:  In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Jerseyville or to the charity of one’s choice


4 SONS:  William Allen and Georgia Updike of St. Louis, Missouri, Charles Douglas and Lisa Updike of Greenbrier, Tennessee, Thomas Shephard and Sandra Updike of Loda, Illinois & Robert Clarence and Tammie Updike of Jerseyville, Illinois.

1 DAUGHTER: Mary Susan and Stanley Watts of Greenfield, Illinois



1 BROTHER: Charles H. Updike of Jerseyville

PRECEDED IN DEATH BY:  Parents, his wife, 1 Son: Paul Updike, 2 Sisters: Verna Favoright and Leah Little

Obit Provided By:
Alexander Funeral Home

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