Sep. 14, 1930 Endicott Franklin County Virginia, USA
Mar. 26, 2006 Danville Pittsylvania County Virginia, USA
Clara was a member of the International Society of Poets and the Songwriters Club of America. She was recognized by the U.S. Army during Desert Shield for the song "Your Favorite G.I. Joe". She became a member of the International Society of Poet's Hall of Fame Museum.
Her first marriage was to Linwood Guy Jackins on February 5, 1952 and they had five children together before divorcing.
Her second marriage was to Robert Junior Sandridge on February 8, 1953 and they had two children.
Social Security and Virginia birth records show her date of birth as September 4, 1930.