Memorial Funeral Home, Crematory & Memorial Park Cemetery/Columbia
1217 Business Loop 70 W, Columbia, MO
Clara Mae Clark
June 7, 1940 – July 7, 2019
Clara Mae Clark, 79, of Columbia passed away on Sunday, July 7, 2019 at her home surrounded by family.
Graveside services will be held at 11 am on Friday, July 12, 2019 at Memorial Park Cemetery.
Clara was born on June 7, 1940, in Qulin, Missouri the daughter of Willis Edgar Clark, Jr. and Clara Ethel (Weaver) Clark, both of whom preceded her in death.
She had to leave school after the eighth grade, but later went back and earned her GED. She was certified as a Certified Nurse’s Aide and worked at several hospitals, most recently for University Hospital in Columbia. She enjoyed reading and working around the house and garden. Most of all, she loved time spent with family and taking care of them.
Clara is survived by: one son, Willis Pitts (Teresa) of Richland; six grandchildren: John Paul Sell, Seth Pitts, Justin Pitts, Ivy Williams, Mathew Land, and Phillip Gerardin; two brothers, Charles and Ernest Clark. She was preceded in death by two sons, Stephen and James Pitts; one daughter, Terry Pitts; and five brothers and sisters.
Memorials are suggested to the Humane Society.
- Humane Society
- Graveside Service Friday, July 12, 2019