Carol Louise Bonar1,2

ID#685, b. 25 December 1934, d. 25 September 2008
Carol Louise (Bonar) Clegg
Father: Allen M. Bonar
Mother: Lenna Alice Church

Birth date: 25 December 1934
Birth place: Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia.3

Carol married Jack Clegg, son of Walter D. Clegg and Virginia M. Hudson, on 6 September 1952 at Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia. Joseph A. King, a minister of the Baptist Church, certified that he united them in marriage.3

Carol died at age 73 on 25 September 2008 at Ohio Valley Medical Center (OVMC), Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia.4

An online obituary was published on 30 September 2008 by the Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register, Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia.4 The following is a transcription of that obituary:

"Carol L. Clegg
     CLEGG, Carol L., 73, of McMechen, W.Va., died Thursday, September 25, 2008, in Ohio Valley Medical Center, Wheeling.
     She was born December 25, 1934 in Moundsville, W.Va., the daughter of the late Allen and Lenna Church Bonar.
     Carol was a homemaker; and a member of Temple Baptist Church, Moundsville.
     She was an avid collector of old dolls and baby clothes, and enjoyed dressing those dolls for her
grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

     In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Tim Clegg; and a granddaughter, Amanda Marie Clegg.
     Surviving are her beloved husband of 57 years, Jack K. Clegg, Sr; two sons, Don (Cindy) Clegg of Shadyside, Ohio, and Jack (Shari) Clegg, Jr. of Morgan Hill, Calif; two daughters, Cynthia Clegg and her fiancee, Frank Carr, of Parlin, N.J., and Becky (Jimmy) Boone of Houston, Del; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
     There will be no visitation.
     A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, October 2, 2008 at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes and Kirby Vance Chapel, 118 Grant Avenue, Moundsville, with Carol's son, Rev. Jack Clegg, Jr. officiating.
     Interment is private and at the convenience of the family.
     In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Temple Baptist Church, 2300 Second Street,
Moundsville, WV 26041.

     Online condolences may be expressed at"

[original spelling and punctuation retained]

A memorial service for Carol was conducted on 2 October 2008 at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel, Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia.4

Deceased Children of Carol Louise Bonar and Chalmer K. "Jack" Clegg:

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Last Edited Date=21 Nov 2011


  1. [S230] Interview with Robert H. Leach by Jo Ellen (Kuhn) Dalton, 10 September 2000.
  2. [S123] Verizon, online, viewed 07 November 2009.
  3. [S592] Marriage License for Chalmer K. Clegg and Carol Bonar, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online, file 4130889_00668.jpg.
  4. [S606] Carol L. Clegg obituary, The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register, Wheeling, West Virginia, 30 September 2008, online