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Lucille White Clardy

Published 4:05pm Friday, December 6, 2013

December 4, 2013

Funeral for Lillian Lucille White Clardy, 88, of Huntsville was Sun., Dec. 1, at Berryhill Funeral Home with Rev. Bobby Burt officiating.

Burial was at Faith Memorial Park Cemetery in Madison.

Mrs. Clardy died Dec. 4, 2013, surrounded by her children. She was the daughter of Henry and Lerah Thrower White. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, daughter, sister and aunt. Her life was an inspiration to her family and friends as well as many through her long career as a preschool teacher and involvement in the children’s program at University Baptist Church.

She was proceeded in death by her husband of 62 years, Sgt. Major Grover Duncan Clardy; her parents; and brothers; Robert and Neal White.

She is survived by her son, Michael Clardy and wife Faith of Hartselle; two daughters, Patt Clardy Varnado and husband Clint of Huntsville and Jill Clardy Rice and husband Charles of Harvest; 13 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; two sisters, Edna White McKown and Melba White Hutto; a brother, Bill White; several nieces and nephews; and great nieces and great nephews.

The family would like to express its appreciation to those who have been a part of supporting its loved one during her long suffering, Trinity United Methodist Church Eldercare of Huntsville, Dr. Lynn Boyer and Hospice of the Valley (Morgan County).

Pallbearers were grandsons, Jeremy Clardy, Jason Varnado, Charles D. Rice, Jacob Rice and grandsons-in-law, Wade Edwards and Christopher Miller.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Trinity United Methodist Church Eldercare program, University Baptist Church Child Development Center, Hospice of the Valley (Morgan county) or any Alzheimer’s organization.


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