Clara Statler

Tuesday, November 25, 2003

ADVANCE, Mo. -- Clara M. Statler, 93, formerly of Advance, died Sunday, Nov. 23, 2003, at Care Center of Vernon in Vernon, Ala.

She was born April 20, 1910, at Zalma, Mo., daughter of Amos and Nettie Vance Walker. She and Elvis Statler were married April 9, 1965. He died Aug. 17, 1988.

Survivors include a brother and his wife, Lewis and Jean Walker of Vernon and several nieces and nephews.

Her caregivers were Peggy and Roy Minor, Judy and Kenneth Hattaway of Vernon, and Neola and Roy Haynie of Advance.

She was preceded in death by an infant daughter, her parents, two sisters and four brothers.

Friends may call at Morgan Funeral Home from 5 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Keith Price officiating. Burial will be in Berrong Cemetery near Zalma.