Thursday, November 19, 2009

Jill Rosemary Trimble, 64, of Shell Knob, passed away Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009, in her home.

She was born July 15, 1945, in Southall, England, the daughter of Frank Edward and Frances Elizabeth (Dawson) Clayton. On Jan. 18, 1997, in Tulsa, Okla., she was united in marriage to Howard Lavern Trimble, who survives.

Additional survivors include: two sons, Michael J. Demler and his wife, Karen, of Wagoner, Okla., and Keith E. Demler and his wife, Dawn, of Wilmington, Ohio; two daughters, Tammie Capps and her husband, Ronny, of Bristow, Okla., and Tracy Kapanke and her husband, Scott, of South Carolina; two brothers, Ian J. Clayton and his wife, Marje, of Bantry, Southern Ireland, and Peter R. Clayton and his wife, Petina, of Chard, Somerset, England; and 15 grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Roland Clayton.

She was born and raised in England. In the mid 1960s, she moved and became a citizen of the United States. She resided in Tulsa, Okla., and was a travel agent for several years. Eleven years ago, she and her husband, Howard, moved to Shell Knob, where they made their home. They owned and operated Sawtoothmill Giftshop for seven years. She was very involved in her community where she volunteered her time.

Memorial services were held Saturday in Central Crossing Senior Center, Shell Knob. Jerry Arnold conducted the services.

Her body has been donated to science. Arrangements were under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob.

Contributions may be made to Jill Trimble Benefit.

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