Ocala - Clara L. Christie of Ocala, Florida died Thursday, March 27th, 2014. She passed peacefully at home. Clara was born August 9th, 1923 in Springfield, Ohio to Leonard and Florence Davis.
She was a member of the Ocala Art Group and attended many shows and won awards for art. Also, she volunteered at elementary schools spreading her knowledge of art to the younger generation. As an avid golfer in her day, also loved bowling and dancing. She was a member of the Purple Heart, Elks Club, VFW Ladies Auxiliary, Brick City Arts, Appleton Museum and Ocala Historical Society.
Clara is survived by three children Randy, Cathy, Daryl his wife Pat, nine grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren, sister, Shirley Byram, and brother, Richard Davis.
She is preceded in death by mother, Florence; father, Leonard; stepfather, Clyde; son-in- law, Mark Stoterau; husband Hugh Christie and life partner William (PaPa Bill) Verbic.
Viewing will be held Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 at Roberts Funeral Home, 606 SW 2nd Ave. Ocala, FL 34471 at 10:00 a.m. service to follow at 11:00 Interment will follow at Good Shepherd Memorial Gardens, 5050 SW 20th St., Ocala, FL.

Funeral Home

Roberts Funeral Home, Downtown Chapel
606 Southwest 2nd Ave Ocala, FL 34471
(352) 622-4141

Published in Ocala Star-Banner from Mar. 31 to Apr. 1, 2014