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Mary Ada Sims Clure
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Birth: Sep. 25, 1888
Iron City
Wayne County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Aug. 24, 1986
Stillwater
Payne County
Oklahoma, USA

Printed in The Davis News on Aug. 28, 1986; Reprinted with permission

MARY ADA CLURE

Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Ada Clure, 97, were held Wednesday, August 27, in Fox Funeral Chapel, Davis. She died August 24 in Rosewood Nursing Home, Stillwater. Rev. Wesley Mitchell officiated, and interment was in Green Hill Cemetery. Fox Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Born September 25, 1888, in Iron City, TN, Mrs. Clure lived most of her life in the Joy community. She was a member of Joy Baptist Church. She married William J. Clure in June of 1911. He preceded her in death in 1936.

Survivors include four daughters and two sons, Mrs. Olive Elmore, Mrs. Olivia Whisenhunt, and Calvin Clure, all of Cumberland Cove, OK, Mrs. Ada England of Claremore, Mrs. Anna Bell Williams of Stillwater and Norvell Clure, Holdenville; one sister, Mrs. Nona Thompson of Joy; 17 grandchildren and several great and great great grandchildren.

Grandsons served as pallbearers.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Wiley Sims (1846 - 1918)
  Louvinia Caroline Haynes Sims (1856 - 1943)
 
 Spouse:
  William Jasper Clure (1884 - 1936)*
 
 Children:
  Olive C. Clure Elmore (1912 - 1994)*
  Klymeta Clure (1913 - 1914)*
  Theodore Clure (1914 - 1914)*
  Olivia Molinda Clure Whisenhunt (1915 - 2002)*
  Ada Beth Clure England (1918 - 1995)*
  Anna Belle Clure Williams (1920 - 2001)*
  William Calvin Clure (1924 - 1994)*
 
 Siblings:
  Rufus W. Sims (1872 - 1952)**
  Irving William Sims (1874 - 1913)*
  John Wylie Sims (1879 - 1970)*
  Martha Alice Sims Stults (1881 - 1981)*
  Leroy Hiram Sims (1883 - 1933)*
  Annie Bell Stults (1886 - 1981)*
  Dora Caroline Sims Thomas (1887 - 1979)*
  Mary Ada Sims Clure (1888 - 1986)
  Ida Sims Sewell (1890 - 1927)*
  McKinley Harrison Sims (1893 - 1978)*
  Henry Clay Sims (1895 - 1969)*
  Nona Nettie Sims Thompson (1896 - 1996)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
Mother
 
Burial:
Green Hill Cemetery
Davis
Murray County
Oklahoma, USA
Plot: Old South, 4S, Row 4
 
Created by: J&G Sanders
Record added: Sep 18, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42086003
Mary Ada <i>Sims</i> Clure
Added by: J&G Sanders
 
 
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She was a Tennessee Pearl
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 Added: Jul. 7, 2010
 
 
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