Sue Clary

Sue Clary

Sue Clary, 84, of Anna, died at 1:15 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022, at her residence.

She was born on Jan. 10, 1938, in Cypress, the daughter of Lester Samuel and Chloe Marie Wiggs Jones. 

She married James Clary on Dec. 6, 1957. He preceded her in death on Jan. 20, 2019.

Mrs. Clary was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary. She attended the Lutheran Chapel United Methodist Church, Jonesboro Baptist Church and Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church. 

She worked as an apprentice pharmacist technician at Anna State Hospital, was a homemaker for several years and then was a pharmacy technician at Walmart until her retirement. 

She loved to play the piano at local nursing homes. Her son Todd, her grandkids and great-grandkids were her world. 

Survivors include her sons, Mark (Carol) Clary and Todd Clary, both of Anna; daughter Melinda Clary of Jonesboro;  granddaughters Megan (Miles) Coyle of Tampa, Fla., Kaci (Cory) Medley of Benton, Ky., and Samantha Clary of Jonesboro; great-grandchildren Keagan Hammer, Brentley Coyle, Lillian Coyle and Journee Coyle, all of Tampa, Fla., and Mason James Medley and Khloe Rian Medley, both of Benton, Ky.; a sister, Virginia (Ronald) Webb of Cypress; a nephew, Roger (Cindy) Webb of Cypress; and several other relatives and friends. 

Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her grandson, Sgt. Brian Matthew Romines, and a niece, Jessica (Webb) Cooksey. 

Funeral services were at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25, at Crain Funeral Home in Anna, with the Rev. Doug Bridgeman and Perry Williams officiating. Interment followed the service at the Anna Cemetery. 

Memorials can be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children, St. Jude Children’s Resarch Hospital or to Autism Speaks. 

Crain Funeral Home in Anna-Jonesboro was in charge of arrangements.

The Gazette-Democrat

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