Clara Case was born Sept. 5, 1937, in Piney Community in Missouri to Bernice Wheeler. She received her education at Piney School, Mo. Clara Jo was raised by her grandparents, John Paris and Clara Wheeler.
Mrs. Case passed away Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at Ozarks Medical Center, West Plains, Mo.
On Aug. 18, 1955, she was married to Oren Barton at Alton, Mo. On July 22, 1988, she was married to Charles Case at Koshkonong, Mo.
Mrs. Case retired from Eaton/Invensys. She attended Calvary General Baptist Church. Clara enjoyed fishing, attending church, visiting friends and spending time with her grandchildren.
She is survived by her beloved husband, Charles; two sons, DeWayne Barton and wife Stacy, Spring, Texas, Dean Barton and wife Chrisie, Willow Springs, Mo.; three daughters, Debbie Brawley Strain, Willow Springs, Mo., Donna Parrott and husband Mike, Brownsburg, Ind., and Darlene Wilson and husband Jerry, West Plains, Mo.; three step-children, Chuck Case, Cindy Hall and Charlene Ware; grandchildren, Chad, Dustin, Brendon, Brittany, Katie, Tyler, Keegan, Dessie, Shelby, Hunter, Josh, Allen, Kim, Eric, Brandon and Ashley; 11 great-grandchildren with two on the way and several extended family members.
She is preceded in death by her first husband, Reverend Oren Barton; mother; grandparents; sons-in-law, Dwight Brawley and Jerry Strain and sister, Sharon Kay Bailey.
Funeral services for Clara Jo Wheeler Barton Case of West Plains, Mo., were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, July 30 at Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains. Visitation was held from 6 to 8 p.m. at Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.
Burial was held in the Cave Springs Cemetery, Oregon County, Mo., under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.