Ramona Irene Clare, of Magazine, passed away March 23, 2019 in Van Buren.
Ramona was born on September 5, 1938 in Alton, Ilinois to her parents Hubert and Edna (Taylor) Fairless. She worked at Stark Manufacturing for many years and was a member of Crossview Christian Church in Fort Smith where she was an avid member, helping out in all areas of ministry. She was known for her wonderful homemade pies.
She was preceded in death by her aforementioned parents; her husband of 59 years, James Clare, Sr.; two brothers, Tootie Fairless and Bobby Jack Fairless, and one sister, Ruth Martin.
Ramona is survived by her two sons, James Clare, Jr., of Booneville, and David Clare and wife, Diane of Nampa, Idaho; one daughter, Ann Stevens of Fort Smith; one brother, Geddis Fairless of Arizona; two grandchildren, Rochelle Vickers and Mikale Stevens; four great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm, Friday, March 29, 2019 at Booneville Funeral Service Chapel, under the direction of Booneville Funeral Service.
Memorial donations may be made to Disabled American Veterans, VA Regional Office, 2200 Fort Roots Drive (VAMC), North Little Rock, Arkansas 72114-1756.