Clara Belle White, 82, daughter of George Arthur and Neva (Estes) Vaughan, was born in Oklahoma on February 27, 1929. She passed away January 14, 2012 at Baxter Regional Medical Center, Mountain Home, Arkansas.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Fred White; four sons, Melvin, Jimmy, Calvin and Keith; a daughter, Catherine; a sister, Maxine Ball; and a brother, Leroy Vaughan.
Clara is survived by one brother, James “Jimmy” Vaughan; one sister, Deloris Richards; five daughters, Beverly Ibanez of Omaha, Nebraska, Betty Atkins of Isabella, Missouri, Mary Finn of Ash Grove, Missouri, Brenda Finn of Solo, Missouri, and Neva Catron of Tonganoxie, Kansas; two sons, George Finn of Cabool, Missouri, and Kevin Finn of Mountain Grove, Missouri; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Clara was a retired employee of Texas County Memorial Hospital in Houston, Missouri.
She loved music, painting, sewing, embroidering and crocheting.
Clara will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
Memorials may be made to Oak Dale Cemetery.
Services were held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, January 16, 2012, at Evans Funeral Home with Pastor Jim Maddox officiating. Burial was in Oak Dale Cemetery under the direction of Evans Funeral Home, Houston.