Clara Jean Shultz, age 72, of Edina, MO, died Wednesday, August 27, 2014, at her home south of Edina, MO.
She was born in Quincy, IL, on October 9, 1941, the daughter of Albert Sylvester and Mabel Clara Keith Morris.
She was united in marriage to Lionell Hubert Shultz at Lancaster, MO, and he preceded her in death on July 15, 1994. Clara was also preceded in death by her parents, one son George Shultz, one brother Albert Ronald Morris, grandchildren Jesse Shultz and Jonathon Jackson.
Surviving are three sons Jim Roland and wife Shellie of Kirksville, MO, David Shultz and wife Angie of Greentop, MO, Donald Shultz of Gifford, MO, two daughters Rebecca Jackson and husband Michael of LaPlata, MO, Kathy Groseclose of Jefferson City, MO, two step sons Mike Shultz of LaBelle, MO, Daniel Shultz and wife Amy of Quincy, IL, three Step daughters Barbara Sparks and husband Donald of Durham, MO, Debbie Sommers and husband Marty of Canton, MO, and Christine Eversole of Hannibal, MO, one sister Wanda Powers of Ewing, MO, one sister-in-law Coni Morris of Iberia, MO, twenty-three grandchildren, five great grandchildren, three nieces, one nephew Jerry Revis and wife Heather of Canton, MO and one great niece.
Clara was raised at Ewing, MO where she graduated from Ewing High School. She lived most of her married life in the Edina area where she and her husband were engaged in farming south of Edina. She was employed for 10 years at Con-Agra in Macon, MO. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, spending time with her children and grandchildren and was a member of the Knox City Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held 1 p.m. Saturday, August 30, 2014, at the Knox City Baptist Church in Knox City, MO. Reverend Doug Wilson officiated the services. Burial was in the LaBelle Cemetery. Casket bearers were Jim Roland, David Shultz, Donald Shultz, Jerry Revis, Michael Jackson Brett Shultz and Daniel Shultz.
Memorials in memory if Clara Jean Shultz may be made to the Knox City Baptist Church. Memorials may be left at or mailed to Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1, Edina, MO 63537.