Gail Lynn (Clites) Fox

Gail Lynn (Clites) Fox, 50, of Lewistown died early Wednesday morning, Oct. 19, in Peace Hospice in Great Falls. She was born Sept. 25, 1966 in Carthage, S.D., the daughter of Maynard and Opal (Marshall) Clites. Gail grew up in Carthage and spent most of her time on their family farm, participating in school sports and was a part of several school clubs. She went to Iroquois High School and graduated in the spring of 1985.

After graduating high school, Gail went on the attend South Dakota State University. While attending SDSU she met the love of her life, Scott Fox. They were united in marriage on Aug. 22, 1986 in Watertown, S.D. at St. Martins Lutheran Church. Gail and Scott eventually settled in Lewistown with their four children.

Gail had a love for teaching and working with children. She always had a big smile and contagious laugh while working at Small Wonder Child Care for the past 15 years. Along with working with kids, Gail loved crafts; especially needle work. Her greatest joy in life was her family, her husband, children and her two grandchildren. She always made it a priority to be there for her family in any way she could.

Gail was an active member of the Zion Lutheran Church.

She is survived by her husband Scott of Lewistown; her four children Levi R. of Grand Forks, N.D., Caitlin G. of Gillette, Wyo., Teal L. of Lewistown, and Sierra K. of Phoenix, Ariz.; her mother Opal Clites of Carthage, S.D.; one brother Clint Clites of Yankton, S.D.; one sister Wanda Cook of Aurora, S.D.; two grandsons Max S. and Kyle E. and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father, Maynard.

Memorial Services for Gail L. Fox will be Monday, Oct. 24, at 2 p.m. in the Zion Lutheran Church. Cremation has taken place. The Cloyd Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Friends are asked to make memorials in Gail’s name to the Central Montana Foundation and they may be left at the Cloyd Funeral Home. Condolences for the family may be posted online at



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