Gaberien Morgan Clevenger

November 08, 1997 ‒ February 10, 2020

Galion, Ohio

A quote from a Harry Potter Movie, “Do not pity the dead Harry, pity the living and above all those who live without love. This was a favorite quote that Gaberien lived by.  Gaberien Morgan “Gabe” Clevenger, 22, formerly of Galion passed away Monday, February 10, 2020.

Born November 8, 1997 in Mt. Gilead, she was the daughter of Jason Clevenger of Galion and Luv (McIe) Lantz of Utica.

She attended Galion City Schools and has worked for the past year and a half for Bob Evans Restaurant in Mansfield.  Gabe was a very creative person who enjoyed entertaining, had a fun spirit, had a knack to make people laugh, and enjoyed watching horror movies.

In addition to her father Jason Clevenger and mother Luv (Mike Cree) Lantz she is survived by three sisters, Alyssa (Tony, II) Adkins, Riley Cree and Cami Cree; four brothers, Tearin (Alexis Rhodes) Clevenger, Cross Lantz, Cash Cree and Brandon Roush; two nephews, Drake and Elijah Adkins and a niece, Elizabeth Adkins; maternal grandfather, Terry McPeek of Galion; paternal grandmother, Debbie Clevenger of Galion; paternal grandparents, Jack and Linda Clevenger of Tiro.

She was preceded in death by maternal grandmother, Lucille “Lee” McPeek; maternal grandfather, James McIe, Sr; paternal grandfather, Jack Snyder and paternal uncle, Jerame Clevenger.

A celebration of life will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturday, February 22, 2020 at the American Legion Scarbrough Post 243, 118 South Market Street Galion, Ohio  44833.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Gabe, and condolences may be made to them at

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  • She was an absolute beauty. I’m so sorry for your loss of such a beautiful and smart girl. May she Rest In Peace and look over all of you for the time being.

  • Fly high little one your work here obviously done. Even tho you were only here a short time you left a large footprint. You got your angel wings way too early but only God knows his plan. Prayers for your family.

  • Debbie and family I’m so so sorry for your loss, sending prayers to you and your family.

  • May god be with you and your family Jason so sorry,to hear about your,daughter. Words are not enough may god give you strengh and hope to get through this time of your life. Loren and I are sending love.

  • Former Coworker of Gabe here: She always had a smile on her face and she was so goofy. I’ll miss how you’d always have your rock and roll music and Eminem blasting In the back of the house🖤 how we’d just sit around and talk about anything in the world. It’s just so crazy how I just was talking to you on Friday if I would have known it’d be the last time I would have told you what an amazing person you were and that I loved working with you. Happy Valentine’s Day from heaven girl we’ll all miss you beautiful🖤😌

  • Gabe,
    You are/were beautiful, kind, energetic and an all-round great person. Anyone lucky enough to of been your friend knew this about you and were blessed! You have/had a light that was very bright. I’m sorry/angry that your time is cut short on this earth. I’m sorry for the loss that your friends and family feel caused by you absence. I know they feel it deeply. I’m sorry for all the pain you have had to endure as well. I’m sorry for law not being able to help in protecting you and I’m sure they regret it. Most of all Gabe I’m glad to of met you and got the chance to be blessed by you love and friendship! I am happy for everyone who got the chance to be blessed by that very bright light and laughter. Find peace in heaven okay I hear it’s very beautiful and without pain and sadness. It would have been a very different kind of world to of not known you. I’ll catch ya in the afterlife whenever my time may be.

  • It is with great sadness to learn of the tragic and unnecessary loss of this beautiful life. I personally will use her story to strengthen my resolve when our work at the Ohio Domestic Violence Network to make systems respond better to victims gets particularly challenging, as it does too often. May her friends and family only know the softest kind of love in the difficult days ahead. Please know that there are many standing with you.

  • Luv and Jason: I am so sorry for your loss of a beautiful woman that has all the qualities that you both have put into her. Always in my prayers and thoughts.

  • My Husband and I’s hearts ache for your family, Gabe. We are so sorry this happened. You were a very sweet woman and it was an honor to know you.

  • My deepest condolences to Gaberien’s family and friends. May God comfort you all. Rest In Peace Gaberien 🙏♥️🌹

  • We are so sorry you were taken from your family and friends way too soon. You are such a precious soul and the world will not be the same without you. Rest in Peace, Gabe.

  • So sorry to hear, our deepest sympathy to the family. Our thoughts and Prayers of comfort are with you at this difficult time.

  • To Gabe’s Family:

    Gabe was a wonderful , strong, loyal person. It was a pleasure to get to know her when she was a student at GHS. What happened to her is horrible; and those of us who knew her will never forget her courageous personality.

    Kris Gearheart (Mrs. G)
    Galion High School

  • Luv, How well I remember your sweet personality when you were in fifth grade at Wilma Crall School. It seems Gabe had your lovely face and good heart. I am so very sorry for your loss. Nancy Herman

  • My deepest condolences to Gaberien’s family and friends. I did not know her, but I knew her pain. Let us pray that her life will be a monument to changing awareness, education and laws on this issue. She deserves to be recognized for her bravery of stepping forward in the tangled legal system. She is a brave hero. May her light shine brightly for eternity! May God Bless Gaberien and her family and friends.

  • My thoughts and prayers are extended to the friends and family of Gaberien. Please know that the staff and board of The Domestic Violence Shelter, Inc. in Richland County offer our deepest condolences for your loss. We have strengthened our resolve to ensure that all victims of domestic violence in Richland County are provided with the advocacy, support and safety planning needed to keep them safe.