Clara White

Clara Belle Vaughan Finn White, 82, died Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark.

She was born Feb. 27, 1929, in Oklahoma, daughter of George Arthur and Neva Estes Vaughan.

She was a retired employee of Texas County Memorial Hospital. She loved music, painting, sewing, embroidering and crocheting.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Fred White; four sons, Melvin, Jimmy, Calvin and Keith; a daughter, Catherine; a sister, Maxine Ball; and a brother, Leroy Vaughan.

Survivors include a brother, James “Jimmy” Vaughan; a sister, Deloris Richards; five daughters, Beverly Ibanez of Omaha, Neb., Betty Atkins of Isabella, Mary Finn of Ash Grove, Brenda Finn of Solo and Neva Catron of Tonganoxie, Kan.; two sons, George Finn of Cabool and Kevin Finn of Mountain Grove; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

Services were Monday, Jan. 16, at Evans Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Jim Maddox officiating. Burial was in Oak Dale Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Oak Dale Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to

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