Cora L. Clagg (69) of Effingham


Published on February 1 2013 4:18 pm

Cora L. Clagg, 69, of Effingham passed away at 4:50 p.m. Thursday, January 31, 2013, at
Effingham Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, Effingham.

Memorial services will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, February 6, 2013, at the Seventh Day
Adventist Church, Stewardson, with Pastor Larry Clonch officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at Johnson Funeral Home, Effingham. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Effingham, at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials may be given to Seventh Day Adventist Church, Stewardson. Online condolences may be left at

Cora was born on July 27, 1943 in Long Beach, CA, the daughter of Henry and Helen Hodge. She married Earl Clagg on July 2, 1999 in Effingham, and he survives. Cora was a member of Seventh Day Adventist Church, Stewardson, T.O.P.S., and GROW. She was a homemaker. Cora loved the Lord, and also liked to cook, read and crochet.

Cora is survived by her husband, Earl Clagg of Effingham; children, Lloyd (Mary) Crawford of Altamont, Sharon Morse of Holly, MI, Kimberly Crawford of CA, Kathleen “Kat’ Finton of Effingham, Matthew Finton of Effingham, Michael Finton of Marion, and Evelyn “Lynn” Simmons of Edwardsville; 19 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and brother, Jerry Hodge.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and a great-grandson, Kingston Curry.