LORDSTOWN, Ohio – Services will be held on Wednesday, January 10 at 11:00 a.m. at Bailey Road Baptist Church in North Jackson, for Cloteel E. Stelt, 88, formerly of New Middletown, who passed away Saturday morning, January 6, 2017 at Briarfield Assisted Living.
Cloteel was born on July 31, 1929 in Trenton, New Jersey, a daughter of Wallace A. and Lena M. Phillips Matthew.
She married Charles F. Stelt, Jr. on November 1, 1952. She was a lifelong resident of New Middletown prior to moving to Lordstown to be closer to her family.
She belonged to the Poland Village Baptist Church for many years prior to joining the Bailey Road Baptist Church in North Jackson.
She loved gardening and helped to take care of the grounds at both churches.
Cloteel leaves her son, Charles F. “Fred” (Deanna) Stelt III of Lordstown; a brother, Milo (Barb) Matthew of Alliance; a sister, Dorothy Phillips of Alliance; two grandchildren, Jody Lynn (Coty) Powell of Lafayette, Indiana and Kirsten Stelt of Lordstown; two great-grandchildren, Hunter and Makenna and many nieces and nephews.
Cloteel was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Charles, whom died August 16, 2000 and one sister, Ernestine Mercer.
Friends may call one hour prior to the service on Wednesday, January 10 from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at Bailey Road Baptist Church, 2121 North Bailey Road, North Jackson, Ohio 44451.
The family requests that material tributes in Cloteel’s name be made to the Bailey Road Baptist Church.
Condolences may be sent at www.ClementeFuneralHomes.com.