Madrea McLard

Tuesday, October 15, 2002

Madrea Lee McLard, 74, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2002, at Heartland Care Rehab Center.

She was born Nov. 20, 1927, in Jackson, daughter of Charles and Ruth Garner Dow. She and Eldred S. McLard were married Dec. 27, 1944, in Blytheville, Ark. He died Oct. 14, 1999.

Survivors include three daughters, LaDonna Davis and Catherine Peak of Cape Girardeau, Mary Harper of Marble Hill, Mo.; a son, Thomas McLard of Raymondville, Mo.; three brothers, John Piper of Cape Girardeau, Herman Piper of Jackson, Miles Piper of Scott City; three sisters, Margie Talley and Peggy McClard of Cape Girardeau, Emma Woodall of Seattle, Wash.; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a grandchild, and a brother.

There is no visitation.

Graveside service will be at 11:30 a.m. today at Old Goshen Cemetery in Oak Ridge, with Peggy McClard officiating.

Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.