Barbara Jean (Lipp) Clancy, 75, of Ossian, IN passed away on Thursday, January 23, 2020. She was born on August 5, 1944 to Vaughn and Alvina (Thiele) Lipp.
Barbara had been a member of St. Luke United Methodist Church of Lake Worth, FL. She graduated from Ossian High School in May of 1962 and was employed at Ft. Wayne Newspaper following graduation. She moved to Alexandria, VA and worked for the FBI. Barbara married Harold L. Clancy, Jr. on December 2, 1964. They later moved to Florida where they resided for 40 plus years. She worked for Target Corporation and the Children’s Home Society while living in Lake Worth, Florida. They moved to Ossian in November of 2016. Her husband, Harold passed on November 25, 2016.
Barbara is survived by her son, Michael P. Clancy of New Orleans, LA; siblings, Linda (Steve) Pesco, Lynn (Jan) Lipp, and Norm (Carolyn) Lipp all of Ossian; niece, Debbie (Mike) Lampton, nephews, Dave (Paula) Lipp and Daniel (Jennifer) Lipp and 5 great nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Gathering will be held on Saturday, February 1, 2020 from 11:00-1:00 p.m. at Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home, Decatur, followed a 1:00 p.m. Celebration of Life. Officiating will be Pastor Bob Miller and Entombment will be in Oaklawn Cemetery, Ossian at a later date.
Preferred memorials are to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
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