Bessie Mae St.Clair

Bessie Mae St.Clair

Mrs. Bessie Mae St.Clair, 90 of Canton, Missouri died
Sunday, January 3, 2010 at 6:20 PM at her home in Canton.

            The
daughter of Samuel Clay and Bessie Shacklett Sharts was born on May 27, 1919 in
Ft. Madison, Iowa.

            She was
united in marriage to Lee M. St.Clair on August 8, 1942 in Hansboro,
Mississippi.  He preceded her in death
on February, 28, 2008.

            Bessie was a
member of the Wyaconda Christian Church in Wyaconda, Mo.  She was a member of the Riverview Extension
Club, W.M.U., and she taught Sunday school and G.A.’s in the First Baptist
Church of Canton.  Her grandchildren and
great-grandchildren were her pride and joy.

            She is
survived by a daughter, Laura Lou Withers and husband Steve of Quincy, Il.;
daughter-in-law, Mrs. Jean St.Clair of Wentzville, Mo.; five grandchildren,
Andy Withers & wife Amanda, Amy (Withers) Bottorff & husband Brett, Ben
Withers, Joe St.Clair & wife Sara, Clay St.Clair & wife Tracy; six
great-grandchildren, Logan Withers, Leita Withers, Addison Bottorff, Garrett St.Clair,
Hollynn St.Clair, Alina St.Clair; brother-in-law, David St.Clair and wife Wilma
of Kahoka, Mo.; two sisters-in-law, Mrs. Esther Fields of Rock Island, Il. and
Mrs. Virginia St.Clair of Wyaconda, Mo.; several nieces and nephews.

            She was
preceded in death by her parents, husband, and a son Daniel Clay St.Clair.

            Funeral
services will be held Saturday, January 9, 2010 at 1 PM at Arnolds Funeral Home
in Canton, Mo. with Rev. Basil Bevans officiating and burial in the Wyaconda
Cemetery, Wyaconda, Missouri.

            Visitation
will be held Friday evening from 5 until 8 PM at Arnolds Funeral Home in
Canton.

            Memorials
may be made to the Wyaconda Christian Church or to Butterfield Youth Services,
Marshall, Mo.

            Pallbearers:
Joe St.Clair, Ben Withers, Brett Bottorff, Clay St.Clair, Andy Withers, Mark
St.Clair.

            Honorary
Pallbearers: Carrol Range, David St. Clair  

            Online
condolences may be left at www.arnoldsfuneralhome.com

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