Thelma M. Clinton Dycus
Thelma M. Clinton "Tee" Dycus, age 76 of Hamilton, Illinois passed away Saturday,
September 3, 2011 at 3:45 A.M. at the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City, Iowa.
She was born on December 12, 1934 in Sesser, Illinois a daughter of Carl and
Rosilee Moss Clinton of Ina. Thelma married Bobbie P. Dycus on September 19, 1953 in
Mt. Vernon, Illinois. He preceded her in death on July 30, 2003.
Survivors include three daughters: Susie and (Ronald) Schulz of Carthage, Illinois,
Carol Dycus of Hamilton, Illinois and Mary Jane Dycus of Hamilton, Illinois; two sons:
Edward Dycus of Carthage, Illinois and Larry Dycus of Hamilton, Illinois; three grandchildren:
Joshua Schulz of LaGrange, Missouri, Jeremy Schulz of Carthage, Illinois and Jennifer and
(Cory) Clostermery of Burnside, Illinois; three great grandchildren: Caitlin, Jacob and
Cara Colstermery; three brothers: Tommy Clinton of Woodlawn, Illinois, Melvin Clinton of
Ina, Illinois and James Clinton of Olney, Illinois; and two sisters: Betty Baltzell of
Ewing, Illinois and Roberta England of Lewistown, Illinois. She is also survived by many
nieces, nephews, cousins and her dog "Little Bit".
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a daughter (Katherine "A.J." Dycus) and
a sister Geneva Clinton.
Thelma graduated from Mt. Vernon High School in Mt. Vernon, Illinois. She was a member of
the Women's V.F.W. Auxiliary, the First Baptist Church of Hamilton. Thelma was a homemaker and
enjoyed crocheting, crafts, gardening and canning.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 7, 2011 after 2:00 P.M. with the family
meeting friends between 6:00 and 8:00 P.M. at the Lamporte-St.Clair Funeral Home of Hamilton.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, September 8, 2011 at 10:00 A.M. at the Lamporte-St.Clair
Funeral Home of Hamilton with Pastor Adam Dichen officiating. Burial will follow at the Oakwood
Cemetery in Hamilton, Illinois.
Source: Hamilton, IL obituary
Submitted by; Loretta Clinton Fowler