|Birth: ||Sep. 29, 1923|
|Death: ||Jul. 31, 2012|
Mrs. Clara L. Sefers of Harrisburg, Arkansas, departed this life Tuesday morning, July 31, 2012, at her home at the age of 88.
She was born September 29, 1923, in Waterloo, Alabama, the daughter of Porter Wesley Nix and Alice Velma Fielder Nix.
Clara married Herbert "J.W." Sefers on October 12, 1944 and they enjoyed 42 years together.
She was a homemaker and enjoyed gardening and her flower beds. She also loved her prayer chain at the church and taking care of her grandchildren. In her younger days she helped on the farm chopping cotton and during the war worked at an ammunition factory and an ice cream factory in Memphis, TN. Clara was a wonderful saint of God and was one of the founding members of the Harrisburg First Assembly of God when it started in 1942. She was just a teenager at the time and continued to serve the Lord throughout the history of her life.
In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by two daughters, Carolyn Sue Russell and Lorene Wright; two brothers, Arvil Nix and O.V. Nix; two sisters, Fay Lynn Nix and Geraldine Rieathbaum and a grand-daughter, Kimberly Sefers.
She is survived by two sons, Jimmy Sefers and his wife Reda of Hardy and Tommy Sefers and his wife Brenda of Harrisburg; two daughters, Mary Dockery and her husband Gordon of Harrisburg and Doris Woodruff and her husband J.D. of Alma; four sisters, Dessie Kelly of Trumann, Earline McElya of Harrisburg, Margie Rollins of Mountain View and Donnie Sutton of Locust Grove; 18 grandchildren, 35 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.
Funeral services were at the Gregg-Weston Funeral Home Chapel in Harrisburg. Interment was in Bolivar Cemetery. Gregg-Weston Funeral Home was in charge of arrangments.
Porter Wesley Nix (1899 - 1976)
Alice Fielder Nix (1901 - 1982)
Herbert Sefers (1923 - 1986)
Alice Lorene Sefers Wright (1947 - 2011)*
Carolyn Sue Sefers Russell (1952 - 2012)*
Clara L Nix Sefers (1923 - 2012)
O V Nix (1929 - 2004)*
Created by: Sandra
Record added: Jul 30, 2012
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