Sally Ann Clevenger of Powell Wy. died after a courageous battle at Spirit Mountain Hospice House in Cody, Wy., July 8th, 2016. She was 77 with the spirit of a 50 year old.
Sally was born in Worland, Wy to Herman and Helen Krei on December 4th, 1938 and was raised on the family dairy farm in Worland where she met and married her husband Gary Clevenger on August 15th 1956. Together they built a life and raised 3 beautiful children and moved to Powell in 1987.
Sally started her career as a teachers aid in Worland at East Side Elementary school in 1969 until transferring to Powell Parkside Elementary school, which became her second home and extended family. Sally loved her students and co-workers who brought such great joy to her life and whom she gave such great joy.
Sally had a deep love for her family,friends,students, people and most of all life, which touched the lives of all who knew her. Her extraordinary loving and kind spirit emulated that of the joy of her Living God and the gift of life itself. She will forever remain a remarkable woman who will be missed and cherished by all who knew her.
Sally was preceded in death by her parents Herman and Helen Krei, husband Gary Clevenger, son Mark Clevenger, granddaughter Haily, 3 brothers and 2 sisters.
She is survived by her children, Chris (Jayne) Clevenger of Powell, Valarie Harper of Maui HI, Grandchildren Brittany (Jacob) Morton, Brooke Clevenger, Chelsie (Zeke) Steele, 3 great grandchildren, sisters Dorothy Rudd, Barbara (Joe) Morgan, Ron (Lynn) Krei as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Sally was an active member of the United Methodist Church of Powell, Wy. where funeral services will be held July 15th, 2016 at 10:00a.m. followed with a graveside service at 2:00p.m. in Worland.
Memorials may be sent in Sally's name to Spirit Mountain Hospice House in Cody. She forever walks in the sunlight of the spirit with Jesus