Clara Mae Sims

Clara Mae Sims

Female 1912 - 2009  (97 years)

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  • Name Clara Mae Sims 
    Born 5 Mar 1912  Bug Tussell, Fannin County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 12 Jul 2009  Belton, Bell County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 15 Jul 2009  Edgewood, Van Zandt County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I54952  Slay Family
    Last Modified 5 Aug 2017 

    Family 1 James Herman Parker,   b. 8 Jan 1910, Simpson County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1985, Kaufman County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 19 Sep 1938 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. Living
     4. Charles Wesley Parker,   b. 7 Dec 1933, Van Zandt County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1982, Van Zandt County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 5 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F2477  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Wesley Benjie Farmer,   b. UNKNOWN,   d. UNKNOWN 
    Married Bef 1931 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. Charles Wesley Parker,   b. 7 Dec 1933, Van Zandt County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1982, Van Zandt County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 5 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F22684  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 William Wright,   b. UNKNOWN,   d. 1993 
    Married May 1986 
    Last Modified 5 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F22685  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Clara Mae Sims

  • Notes 

    • Clara Mae Wright
      Born in Bug Tussell, TX on Mar. 5, 1912
      Departed on Jul. 12, 2009 and resided in Belton, TX.

      Visitation: Tuesday, Jul. 14, 2009
      Service: Wednesday, Jul. 15, 2009
      Cemetery: Oak Hill Cemetery
      Funeral service for Clara Mae Wright, 97, of Belton, formerly of Edgewood, is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 15, 2009, at Cheatham Memorial United Methodist Church in Edgewood with Rev. Michael Bedevian officiating. Interment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in Edgewood under the direction of Allan Fuller Funeral Home in Wills Point.

      She passed away Sunday morning, July 12, 2009, in a Belton nursing home.

      Clara Mae was born March 5, 1912, in Bug Tussell, Texas, the daughter of James Sims and Ella Henson Sims. She was raised in the Van Zandt county area and attended school in the Small Community north of Edgewood. On September 19, 1938, she married Herman Parker. Clara Mae had been employed by Mason Dry Goods in Wills Point, co-owned a café in Wills Point and in 1964, she retired from Southwestern Bell Telephone Company. Her husband, Herman preceded her in death in March of 1985 and she later married William Wright in May of 1986 and he also preceded her in death in 1993. Clara Mae enjoyed dancing, knitting, poetry, crossword puzzles, quilting and sewing. She was a member of the Poets of East Texas, Edgewood Senior Citizens and a charter member of the Edgewood Historical Society. Clara Mae was also a member of the Cheatham Memorial United Methodist Church in Edgewood.

      Preceded in death by her parents; 2 husbands, Herman Parker and William Wright; three brothers; two sisters; son, Charles Parker in 1982 and a grandson, Mike Castleberry in 1993.

      Clara Mae is survived by three daughters, Wanda Castleberry, of Houston, Jerry Nell Parker, of Temple and Charlotte Wheeler & husband, Jim, of Temple; seven grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren and several cousins, nieces and nephews.

      Family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday evening 7:00 - 8:30 p. m.

      Memorials may be made to Cheatham Memorial United Methodist, PO Box 800, Edgewood, Texas 75117 or University of Mary Hardin Baylor, 900 College Street, Belton, Texas 76513.