|Birth: ||May 3, 1927|
|Death: ||Jan. 19, 2009|
Cape Girardeau County
Naomi J. McClard, age 81 of Jackson passed away Monday, January 19, 2009 at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.
She was born May 3, 1927, near Marble Hill in Bollinger County, MO, daughter of Burlen and Maggie Ramsey Barks. She and James "Jim" McClard were married November 28, 1942. In 1988 they move to Jackson from Burfordville. He passed away January 8, 1999.
Naomi attended the former Lutesville High School. While living in Burfordville, she was an active member of the Burfordville Baptist Church. She was an Avon representative from 1965 to 1980 and became a member of the Avon Elite Club.
Naomi was active in the Burfordville Community Club for 30 years, and was a 4-H Club Leader. She was active in the Altenthal-Joerns American Legion Auxiliary Post #158 in Jackson, served approximately 1000 hours in the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau, and volunteered at Saint Francis Medical Center and the Jackson Senior Center.
Loving survivors include a son, Michael (Catherine) McClard of Marble Hill; two daughters, Gloria (Bill) Jamieson of Burfordville, Beverly (Max) Loper of Saucier, Mississippi; and a brother, Lowell Barks of Piggett, Arkansas.
Also surviving are; four grandchildren, Brian (Ann) Glenn, Debbie Glenn, Michelle (Freddie) Wegner, and Matthew McClard; three great-grandchildren, Hannah and Trey Wegner, and Maddi Glenn; two step great-grandchildren, Johnny and Justin Farrow.
She was preceded in death by two infant sisters, three sisters, and a grandson, Andrew Michael McClard in 1998.
Friends may call Thursday, January 22, 2009 from 4-8 PM at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Funeral service will be Friday, January 23, 2009, at 10:30 AM, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Freddie Wegner of Perkinston, MS officiating. Interment will follow in Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson.
The family suggests that memorials be made to the Missouri Veterans Home, Shawnee Hills Baptist Church in Jackson, or Burfordville Baptist Church.
Grandson Andrew Michael
John Burlen Barks (1894 - 1989)
Maggie Gertrude Ramsey Barks (1896 - 1968)
James Edward McClard (1921 - 1999)
Fern Gertrude Barks Graves (1915 - 1996)*
Frieda Bernice Barks (1917 - 1919)*
Flora Louise Barks Fornkahl (1920 - 1999)*
Jewell Emma Sarah Barks (1923 - 1924)*
Naomi Jean Barks McClard (1927 - 2009)
Delores Marlene Barks Golightly (1933 - 2003)*
Russell Heights Cemetery
Cape Girardeau County
Maintained by: Beverly Loper
Originally Created by: brenda joyce
Record added: Jan 19, 2009
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