Norma Jean Clary, age 78, of Rutledge, Missouri died Saturday June 2, 2007, at the Scotland County Memorial Hospital in Memphis, Missouri.
She was born on October 3, 1928, at Rutledge, the daughter of Milton and Jewell Lorena Peterson Price.
On May 25, 1946, at Knox City, Missouri she was united in marriage to Raymond Samuel Clary and he preceded her in death on October 25, 1999. Also preceding her in death were her parents.
Surviving are one son Milton Earl Clary and his wife Pat of Memphis, Missouri, two grandchildren Eric Steven Clary of Osawatomie, Kansas, Tina Luderman and husband Shawn of Lompoc, California, two great grandchildren, Ryan Steven Clary and Madison Jane Luderman, two sisters, Dorothy Clark and husband Emery, and Janet Shaw both of Rutledge, Missouri, one sister-in-law Alma Clary of Troy, Missouri and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Mrs. Clary was raised in the Rutledge area where she attended the Brick grade school and the Rutledge High School. She and her husband were engaged in farming southeast of Rutledge, Missouri. She was also employed for twenty-three years at Shellor Globe Auto Parts Factory at Keokuk, Iowa. She enjoyed gardening, flowers, canning, her dog snoopy and spending time with family and friends. She was a member of the Harmony Grove Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday June 5, 2007, at the Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home in Edina, Missouri. The Reverend Mike Wilson will officiate the services. Burial will be in the Harmony Grove Cemetery Southeast of Rutledge, Missouri. Music will be provided by Mike Wilson, soloist with selections “Life’s Railway to Heaven,” “Glory to His Name,” and “Precious Memories.” Casket bearers will be Eric Clary, Shawn Luderman, Mike Shaw, Leon Shaw, Larry Clark and Lester Clark. Honorary bearers will be Dale Musgrove, John McPherson, Madison Luderman, Ryan Clary, Tim Schrage and Ronnie Peterson.
Expressions of sympathy in memory of Norma Jean Clary may be made to the Harmony Grove Cemetery or the Scotland County Care Center in Memphis, Missouri. Memorials may be left at or mailed to Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1, Edina, Missouri, 63537.