She was born Nov. 9, 1916, near Greencastle in Putnam County as the daughter of Glen and Elizabeth Hurst Clark. She graduated from Fillmore High School. She married Lloyd S. Runion May 28, 1938, in Crawfordsville. They were married for over 71 years. He preceded her in death on June 21, 2009.
She worked as a financial secretary for thirteen years at the First United Methodist Church of Crawfordsville, where she taught Sunday school for many years. She retired to Largo, Fla., in 1978, where she volunteered her time and talents for over fifteen years with a variety of organizations including the Oak Manor Nursing Home.
She was a forty-plus-year member of the Montgomery County, Indiana Home Demons-tration Club, a member of the Largo-Seminole Women's Study Group and active in the Largo-Seminole Extension Club. She was also an active member of the First Baptist Church of Terre Haute.
She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers Ivan and Eugene Clark (her twin brother), and sisters Evaline Frank, Madge Smith and Lucille Albin.
She is survived by daughter Mary Claudette Edwards (Phil), Indianapolis, son Kevin Lloyd Runion (Emily), Terre Haute, grandchildren Jonathan Edwards (Anita), Jennifer Edwards Salemme (David), Matthew Christopher Runion (Kim) and Michael Scott Runion, great grandchildren Haley, Alex and Sullivan Salemme, step-great grandson Coty, brothers Wendell Clark, Greencastle, Charles Clark, Plainfield, and Burl Clark, Greencastle, and other extended family.
Visitation will be 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Monday, Dec. 12, at Moore Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at 12 p.m., with Pastor Mark Scott officiating. Burial will follow at New Providence Cemetery in Putnam County. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of Terre Haute, 4701 E. Poplar St., Terre Haute Ind., 47803. Visit www.moorefuneralhomes.com to send condolences to the family.