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Clara Wilburn

Thursday, April 20, 2006

Born 2-20-1915 -- Died 4-13-2006

Clara Wilburn died April 13, 2006, at National Health Care in West Plains at the age of 91.

She was born Feb. 20, 1915, in Couch, Mo., the daughter of the late William and Ida Staggs Oliver.

She was united in marriage April 25, 1946, in Couch to Clinton Wilburn who preceded her in death Aug. 7, 1974.

She was of the Pentecostal faith.

Survivors include one daughter, Vestol Brown and husband, Richard, of Thayer; one granddaughter, Donna Musser and fiance, Robert Ewan of Pittsburg, Kan., and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Roy, Delbert and Elbert Oliver; and three sisters, Lois Brinkley, Laura Holman and Cora Hayes.

The funeral services were held April 17 at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer. Burial followed in the New Salem Cemetery in Couch, Mo., with Bro. Bill Bales officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of the Carter Funeral Home of Thayer.

Pallbearers were Richard Brown, Paul Scott, Edward Brown, Joe Brown, Bob Underwood and Bill Underwood.