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Clara J Doll

January 5, 1939 - January 31, 2020


Clara J. Doll age 81 of Vernon, passed away at her home on Friday, January 31, 2020. Per her request, cremation has taken place and there will be no services at this time. Arrangements are being handled by Watkins Brothers Funeral Homes, Durand Chapel.

Clara Janice Hawk was born January 5, 1939 in Advance, MO a daughter of Robert and Naomi (Owens) Hawk. Clara married twice. Her first husband, Jerry Pettit who preceded her in death in 1994 and her second husband, Richard Doll, he preceded her in 2012. Clara enjoyed animals, gardening, crafting and painting. Prior to her retirement in 1994, she had been employed by Chase Bank for 30 years.

Clara is survived by her children, Tammy (Steve) Brunner, Jerry (Helen) Pettit, Rick (Laura) Pettit, Owen Pettit and Clifford Pettit; step-children, Amy Bates and Mickey Doll; many grandchildren; great grandchildren and sister, Pat (John) Uebelein. She was preceded in death by both of her husbands; brothers, David and Mike Hawk and both of her parents.

Memorial Contributions in Clara's name are suggested to the Shiawassee County Humane Society. Online condolences may be sent at