Clara Lucille Young Scheele, 89, of Luray passed away Dec. 14, 2021 at Savannah Healthcare and Rehab Center. Funeral services were 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 17, at Shackelford Funeral Directors – Crook Avenue Chapel. Burial followed in Unity Cemetery. The family received friends at Crook Avenue from noon until service time at 2 p.m. Friday.
She was born April 23, 1932 in Yawkey, W.Va., and grew up in Gladwin, Mich., the daughter of the late John William and Nellie Bays Young. She graduated from High School in Beaverton, Mich., in 1950. She married Herbert Harold Scheele. They made their home in Jefferstown, Ky., and later in Jackson. She moved to the Luray community in 1997. She was a member of the Mifflin Baptist Church.
She went to McCollum & Ross Beauty School then worked as a hairdresser at Fantastic Sams.
She is survived by two sons, Danny (Karen) Scheele of Crump and Michael (Bonita) Scheele of Pinson; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Herbert Harold Scheele; two sons, Casey Scheele and Eric Jeff Schelle; five brothers, James Clayton Young, Howard Leo Young, Arthur N. Young, Richard M. ‘Joe’ Young and Luther L. Young; and four sisters, Loretta LaForest, Carol Jolane Densmore, Dorothy Jean Owens and Eva Rebecca Gellis.