Clara McCarty

GULFPORT, Miss. — Clara "Tiny" McCarty, age 71, of Gulfport, Miss., passed away on December 20, 2013, in Biloxi.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Mary Williams.

Survivors include her husband of 49 years, John H. McCarty; two children, Brian McCarty, and Tony (Heather) McCarty; four grandchildren, Brennan McCarty, Tyler McCarty, Georgia McCarty, and Alyssa Davis; four siblings, Joyce Williams, Bonnie Anderson, Clarence Williams, Jr., and Jerry Williams; a special niece, Georgia (Charles) Rogers; and other relatives and friends.

Mrs. McCarty enjoyed working with flowers and gardening. She was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 4526 and the DAV Chapter 5 Auxiliary.

Visitation will be on Thursday, December 26, 2013, from 6-8 p.m. at the Riemann Family Funeral Home, Gulfport. The funeral service will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday in the funeral home chapel. Burial will be in Biloxi National Cemetery.

An online guestbook may be signed at

Published in Gallipolis Daily Tribune from Dec. 23 to Dec. 24, 2013